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Giardia lamblia is a prominent cause of parasitic-induced diarrhoea with prolonged infections linked to temporary malabsorption. In 2018, 270 giardiasis cases were notified in Ireland, a six-fold increase since 2013. Although G. lamblia is genetically grouped into 8 host-specific assemblages, with A ...

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