cryptosporidiosis News

  • Cost of waterborne diseases

    Hospitalisations for three common waterborne diseases cost the healthcare system as much as USD539 million annually. Research presented last week at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, held in Atlanta (GA, USA) revealed the cost of Legionnaires" disease, cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis to patients and insurers. "These cost data highlight that water-related diseases pose ...

  • atg UV are Pleased to Sponsor the PWTAG Healthy Pool Seminar

    atg UV are sponsoring the PWTAG Healthy Pools national seminar today, to address the difficult technical issue of Cryptosporidium, whose resistance to routine pool disinfection makes it a uniquely challenging pathogen. Duncan Ockendon from atg UV will describe the benefits of UV disinfection in cryptosporidium control and specifically, unveil for delegates the PWTAG guidance being developed by ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Aquatic Microbiology Laboratory Sponsors Video on Cryptosporidium

    Cryptosporidium lives in the intestine of infected humans and animals. It is a microscopic parasite that may be found in soil, food, water or surfaces that have been contaminated with the feces from an infected host. Cryptosporidiosis is the name of the diarrheal disease caused by Cryptosporidium and both the disease and the organism are commonly referred to as ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Pollution raises rivers’ deadly threat

    More than half the rivers of Asia, Africa and Latin America have become more dangerous in the last 20 years, with steep rises in organic and pathogen pollution. According to a new UN study, more than 300 million people on the three continents are at risk from water-borne diseases. And over the ...


    By Climate News Network

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