Giardiasis in a White Stork in The Netherlands

  title={Giardiasis in a White Stork in The Netherlands},
  author={Frits F J Franssen and Jan Hooimeijer and B Blankenstein and Dirk J. Houwers},
  booktitle={Journal of wildlife diseases},
Giardia sp. was found in the white stork (Ciconia ciconia) in The Netherlands for the first time. The Giardia sp. trophozoites that were found in the feces of a 6-wk-old white stork, were examined by light microscopy. The parasites closely resembled Giardia ardeae that had been isolated by others from several species of wading birds belonging to the order Ci-coniiformes, sharing a deeply notched adhesive disk, a single caudal flagellum, and a single round median body. Serologically, the… 
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