giardiasis News

  • Giardia and Giardiasis Discussed in New Online Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of another online video to help educate people about issues that may impact their health.  Their latest educational video discusses Giardia and giardiasis. Giardia is a microscopic parasite that causes the diarrheal illness known ...

    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Cost of waterborne diseases

    Hospitalisations for three common waterborne diseases cost the healthcare system as much as USD539 million annually. Research presented last week at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, held in Atlanta (GA, USA) revealed the cost of Legionnaires" disease, cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis to patients and insurers. "These cost data highlight that water-related diseases pose ...

  • Aquatic Microbiology Laboratory Sponsors Educational Giardia Video

    Cinnaminson, NJ, November 12, 2013 Last month, officials in Westmoreland County issued a boil advisory to about 50,000 area residents following a filter inspection as a precautionary measure.  County officials were concerned over the possible presence of microbes such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia.  Fortunately, tests did not ...

    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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