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Table 1 Species of Giardia

From: The epidemiology of infections with Giardia species and genotypes in well cared for dogs and cats in Germany

Species Assemblage Host(s)
G. duodenalis A Humans and other primates, dogs, cats, livestock, rodents and other wild animals.
G. enterica B Humans and other primates, dogs, cats, and some species of wild animals.
G. canis C/D Dogs and other canids
G. bovis E Cattle and other hoofed animals
G. cati F Cats
G. simondi G Rats
  1. Adapted from Thompson and Monis [13].