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gi·ar·di·a·sis

 (jē′är-dī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Intestinal infection with giardia (especially Giardia lamblia), which can cause abdominal cramps, diarrhea, or nausea in humans.
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giardiasis

(ˌdʒaɪɑːˈdaɪəsɪs)
n
(Medicine) infection with the parasitic protozoan Giardia lamblia, which can cause severe diarrhoea
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gi•ar•di•a•sis

(ˌdʒi ɑrˈdaɪ ə sɪs, dʒɑr-)

n.
an intestinal infection characterized by chronic intermittent diarrhea, caused by a flagellate protozoan, Giardia lamblia, common in contaminated streams and ponds.
[1915–20; < New Latin Giardi(a) (after Alfred M. Giard (d. 1908), French biologist; see -ia + -asis]
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Noun1.giardiasis - infection of the intestines with protozoa found in contaminated food and water; characterized by diarrhea and nausea and flatulence and abdominal discomfort
protozoal infection - any infection caused by a protozoan
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gi·ar·di·a·sis

n. giardiasis, infección intestinal común causada por la Giardia lamblia que se trasmite por contaminación de alimentos, de agua o por contacto directo.
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giardiasis

n giardiasis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
La incidencia de Giardiosis en los animales es mayor en las poblaciones de (Canis lupus familiaris) y (Felis silvestris catus) en instalaciones de cria confinados y los refugios de animales con saneamiento deficiente [3, 35], es determinante que una condicion ambiental sumado a factores como el estres, hacinamiento, deficit nutricional y carga parasitaria medio ambiental, favorecen la infeccion por Giardia spp, tanto en caninos como en seres humanos [18, 31], ademas se describe que los animales jovenes, asi como los ninos son los que con mayor frecuencia son parasitados por este protozoario [2, 23, 35].
But animals that are seriously infected are likely to develop either giardiosis or coccidiosis, diseases marked chiefly by bouts of watery diarrhea (bloody diarrhea in the case of coccidiosis), lethargy and weight loss.