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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #430

At 03:48 PM 8/5/98 -0400,  Steve Pushak asked: 
> I think Giardia requires an animal host to survive... true or false?

Giardia forms cysts which are hardier than the naked protozoan.  The cysts
can survive outside a host for a substantial period.   Dunno how

Dave Gomberg, San Francisco            mailto:gomberg at wcf_com
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