Cryptosporidiosis (see Cryptosporidiosis)

Parasitic Diseases, Protozoans
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Animals Involved

Cattle and other ruminants, dogs, cats, rabbits, other domestic and wild mammals, birds, reptiles, fish

Known Distributions


Probable Means of Spreading

Fecal­oral; ingestion of contaminated food and water; inhalation

Clinical Manifestations in People

Self-­limiting gastroenteritis in healthy; can be cholera­like and persistent in immunocompromised, with weight loss, wasting; cholecystitis; respiratory signs, pancreatitis, other syndromes mainly in immunosuppressed

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