Human giardia is an unpleasant illness. Giardia is a type of parasite that lives in the gut. Giardia, also known as giardiasis, it one of the most common parasitic infections. Although it is more common in third-world countries and areas where there is poor sanitation and restricted access to clean water, it is also one of the most common parasitic infections in the United States. The giardia parasite can live in unclean water anywhere. This includes swimming pools and backwater streams, but it can also include municipal water supplies. In this article, we will discuss some of the most common symptoms and causes of giardiasis, and what you should do if you suspect that you have it.
Information. A parasitic infection is caused by small parasites living in the intestines. These parasites can be ingested when eating unclean foods or drinking unclean water. These parasites are also passed in the feces, through which it can be spread to another person. They are sometimes passed from animals to humans. When humans share foods, they can also be transmitted from one person to another. Once it is passed outside of the body, parasites can continue to live for weeks or months.