Web Pages
Information resources on this opportunistic infection, from The Body.
Cryptosporidium Information
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health collection of resources about Cryptosporidium in drinking water. This single-celled organism is difficult to detect and can be life-threatening for the elderly, very young and immuno-compromised.
Cryptosporidium Parvum: A Review of Cryptosporidiosis
Technical discussion covering transmission, biology, pathogenesis, prevention and control, future strategies for treatment and prevention, and related topics.
Mamas Health
Learn about Cryptosporidiosis, what causes it, how to prevent it, and statistics
Cryptosporidiosis Waterborne Disease
Information related to the disease, routes of contamination, life cycle, testing and water treatment.
This pamphlet was prepared by the inter-agency Working Group on Waterborne Cryptosporidiosis, and describes various methods of protection from the one-celled parasite, Cryptosporidium parvum.

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