Giardia Lamblia and Giardiasis: Is it as bad we’ve been told?

As Lepidopterists spend a great deal of their time in the outdoors, I thought it appropriate to include on the blog some posts pertaining to outdoor skills, tips and preparation.  This morning I found the paper below, and felt I should share it with you.  Perhaps it is time to dig out our Sierra Cups once again? ___________________________________________________________________________ Giardia Lamblia and Giardiasis With Particular Attention to the Sierra Nevada by Robert L. Rockwell, PhD  (updated 3/19/02) This article is printed from the Yosemite Association News Letter #4, March 18, 2002, and is included on the joint NPS, USFS, and BLM website– (see links under Learn) and (Both links dead GW) Ask the average outdoors person about Giardia lamblia or giardiasis, and they have certainly … Continue reading