cryptosporidiosis

Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidiosis is a severe diarrheal disease caused by a microscopic parasite, Cryptosporidium parvum, abbreviated C. parvum. It (C. parvum) lives in the intestinal tracts of people and a wide variety of animals, and is transmitted when people or animals ingest food or water that it has contaminated. Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite.

The Effect of Climate Change on Waterborne Diseases

The Effect of Climate Change on Waterborne Diseases

Climate change is expected to increase the severity of weather. This means that some regions will experience an increase in rainfall and flood risk, while regions that are prone to droughts may experience more extreme droughts.

Detailed Cryptosporidium

Detailed Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidiosis is a severe diarrheal disease caused by Cryptosporidium parvumC. parvum is a single-cell animal called a protozoan.