Other Conditions With Symptoms Similar to Giardiasis
Other diseases with symptoms that are similar to the common symptoms
- Bacterial infections with
E. coli, Campylobacter,
Staphylococcus, or Shigella. Symptoms of infection with these organisms
generally do not last as long as those caused by Giardia lamblia.
- Viral infections. Symptoms of infection with
viruses generally do not last as long as those caused by G. lamblia.
- Infection with other parasites
such as Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, or Dientamoeba fragilis.
Symptoms caused by infection with these organisms last as long or longer than
those caused by G. lamblia.
Problems with digestion that can cause symptoms
like giardiasis symptoms include:
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease|
|Last Revised||September 9, 2011|