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Acceptability at Recruitment


Acceptability at CT / Work-Up


Individual at Risk

Explanation of Condition

Infection of the gut caused by the parasite giardia lamblia. Causes abdominal pain, bloating and diarrhoea. More common in areas of poor sanitation, it may nonetheless be found in water sources around the world, where it is commonly transmitted through contamination by faeces from an infected human or other animal.


Local intestinal infection which does not affect donation.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions


Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012