cryptosporidiosis


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Related to cryptosporidiosis: giardiasis, toxoplasmosis

cryp·to·spo·rid·i·o·sis

 (krĭp′tō-spə-rĭd′ē-ō′sĭs)
n.
An intestinal parasitic infection of some vertebrates caused by protozoa of the genus Cryptosporidium, characterized in some humans by chronic diarrhea.
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cryptosporidiosis

n criptosporidiosis f
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Although usually a self-limiting illness in otherwise healthy persons, cryptosporidiosis might be associated with chronic gastrointestinal sequelae in some persons and might be fatal for persons with impaired immune function (4).
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Among immunocompetent persons, cryptosporidiosis typically causes a self-limited diarrheal disease; however, it can cause chronic disease and even life-threatening malabsorption in the immunocompromised (Davies & Chalmers, 2009; Heymann, 2008; Hunter et al.
The major symptoms related to cryptosporidiosis are similar to that of the Cholera and other coccidian infections.
Swimming pools at Dunston Leisure Centre and Blaydon Leisure Centre were closed on Monday and will be shut for "several days" as Public Health England investigates cases of cryptosporidiosis discovered amongst swimmers.
Swimming pools at Dunston Leisure Centre and Blaydon Lei sure Centre in Gateshead were closed on Monday and will remain so for "several days" as Public Health England investigates cases of cryptosporidiosis discovered among swimmers.
Cryptosporidiosis is an emerging protozoan disease of public health significance.
In birds, cryptosporidiosis is one of the most prevalent parasitic infections in more than 30 domestic and wild bird species, and can be found in the digestive and respiratory tracts and in the bursa of Fabricius of affected animals.