Giardia species

Giardia species count/10mL


Not detected

What is a Giardia? 

  •  The Giardia is a microscopic parasite.
  • The Giardia parasite causes Giardiasis that is a diarrheal disease.
  • This is a parasite and feeds from their host to survive.
  • This parasite lives in the intestine of their host and their offspring is them disposed through the feces.
  • The Giardia can sometimes survive for weeks or months.

Infection with the Giardia.

  • The Giardia lives in the intestines of infected humans or other animals.
  • Humans that become infected by ingesting or coming into contact with contaminated foods, soil, or water.
  • The source of the contamination is due to feces of an infected carrier.

Symptoms of Giardia.

  • The symptoms appear appears from 2 days after infection.
  • This is associated with violent diarrhea, excess gas, stomach or abdominal cramps, upset stomach, and nausea.
  • Dehydration and nutritional loss must get immediate medical treatment.
  • The typical infection can be slight and could be resolved without treatment.
  • It could last between 2–6 weeks but could take longer in more severe cases.
  • The symptoms can vanish but the person could be a carrier of the Giardia.
  • Giardia causes a disease called Giardiasis.

Size of the Giardia

  • The size of the Giardia and Cryptosporidium are about 5 microns in size.
  • Most of the water filters miss bacteria such as Cholera, E. Coli.
  • Even the Salmonella (0.2 –0.5 microns) and viruses such as Hepatitis A also can go through most of the water filters.
  • The rotovirus and Norwalk virus (.004 microns).
  • This virus can even go through the reverse osmosis system.

Destroying of viruses.

  • The viruses are alive and the best option to get rid of them is with the use of the UV Light unit. 
  • Some viruses can even go through the reverse osmosis system.
  • We have found that about 30% of reverse osmosis systems are not effective due to low quality water filters.
  • The biggest problem is people servicing the reverse osmosis systems.
  • Knowing nothing about the products or the system.

UV Light Unit.

  • The UV light unit is the best option.
  • We will assist you with the product that would suite your need.
  • It is important to get the correct UV light unit.
  • Give us a call. We also provide advice.
  • If their is any detection of any Giardia in your water sample.
  • You must act.
  • Contact us to assist you with advice and the product that best solve the problem.
  • This is the field we specializing in.


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Giardia species