Water Conditioning & Purification Magazine

Giardia lamblia

« Back to Glossary Index

A common protozoan found in water and is derived from animal droppings. It can cause contagious waterborne disease characterized by acute diarrhea. It is resistant to disinfectants such as chlorine, iodine, or ultraviolet light. Giardia can be removed by filters of four micron rating.

« Back to Glossary Index

©2019 EIJ Company LLC, All Rights Reserved | tucson website design by Arizona Computer Guru