Giardiasis is an infection mainly of the small intestine caused by the parasite Giardia lamblia. Giardiasis has been reported in humans and in a variety of animals. To prevent infection wash hands thoroughly and do​n't drink untreated water.

Further information

For further information please see the fact sheet or contact your local public health unit on 1300 066 055.

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