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Giardia: Prevention & Control

Giardiasis, a diarrheal disease caused by the microscopic parasite Giardia, often affects children in child care settings and those who consume contaiminated water or food. Find tips on reducing your risk of illness at home and abroad.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Headlice Reporting Registry

This page provides information on how to report adverse reactions for lice or scabies products, treatment failures for lice or scabies products, or outbreaks of lice or scabies.

Review Date: November 05, 2012

National Pediculosis Association, Inc.

Lice Infestation (Pediculosis)

This web site presents fact sheets that provide basic information about head lice (pediculosis) - symptoms, diagnosis and treatment - for professionals and consumers.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

Parasites - Lice

Head, body, and pubic lice are parasitic insects spread by close person-to-person contact. Learn how to treat and prevent lice infestations.

Review Date: November 02, 2011

Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health

Preventing Malaria in Travelers- (PDF)

Malaria is always a serious disease and may be a deadly illness. Learn what you can do to prevent malaria before you travel to tropical and subtropical countries.

Review Date: March 13, 2013

National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

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