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Giardia is a parasite that infects the intestines of humans and animals. When a person gets sick, the infection is called giardiasis, or ‘beaver fever’. Symptoms of giardiasis include diarrhea, stomach cramps, gas, bloating, nausea, and fatigue. For more information about giardiasis, see HealthLinkBC File # 10 Giardia Infection, or visit BC Centre for Disease Control - Giardiasis.