genus Giardia

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Noun1.genus Giardia - flagellates parasitic in intestines of vertebrates
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
order Polymastigina, Polymastigina - small usually parasitic flagellates
giardia - a suspected cause of diarrhea in humans
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Assemblages A and B in the protozoan genus Giardia are considered to have a zoonotic potential [5], and the risk of human infection by Cryptosporidium sp.
The extent of genetic diversity in the genus Giardia was assessed by multiple alignments of the TPI nucleotide sequences followed by estimates of genetic distances (Table 2).
The phylogenetie analysis showed four distinct clusters for the genus Giardia. The first cluster consisted of all isolates of G.