In article <3nvd4t$icp at newsbf02.news.aol.com>, missandree at aol.com (MissAndree) writes:
> Sorry if this isn't the right place for this question, but frankly I have
> asked a few people (including my doctor,) and haven't gotten straight
> I recently came back from Guatemala (or should I say, *we* recently...)
> with giardias, amoebas (cystic?) as well as worms. What I would like to
> know is: are giardias amoebas, or an entirely different parasite? Do you
> get all of these from water (which I tried to avoid,) or do you get them
> from food, dirt, etc.
> I would appreciate any help offered...