Cryptosporidium (commonly called Crypto) is a microscopic parasite, 2 to 6 microns in size that is chlorine-resistant. Symptoms of infection include many days of watery diarrhea, stomach cramps and fever followed by dehydration. Preschoolers and people with immune system conditions are particularly vulnerable. The parasite is waterborne, but it can also be transmitted through food or handling fecal matter. It’s ugly. (more info)


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