TY - CHAP A1 - Ana Paola Balderrama-Carmona A2 - Gortáres-Moroyoqui Pablo A3 - Morán-Palacio Edgar Felipe A4 - Ulloa-Mercado Ruth Gabriela A5 - Díaz- Tenorio Lourdes Mariana A6 - Leyva-Soto Luis Alonso ED1 - Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales Y1 - 2017-12-13 PY - 2017 T1 - Risk Assessment for Giardia in Environmental Samples N2 - Giardiasis is still a significant infectious and parasitic disease, caused by the protozoan Giardia intestinalis. There are estimates of more than 200 million cases of giardiasis occurred in the world annually. The advance in research in giardiasis during the last century and particularly during the last decade is considerable. Nevertheless, many challenges still are ahead in order to reach a higher control of this disease. This book tried to update the significant epidemiological and clinical research in many aspects with a multinational perspective. This book with 9 chapters has been organized in 3 major sections: 1. "Overview, Epidemiology and Clinical Aspects," 2. "Biological and Diagnostic Aspects," and 3. "Treatment, Prevention and Public Health." BT - Giardiasis SP - Ch. 9 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.70805 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.70805 SN - 978-953-51-3654-5 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-11-29 ER -