Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Cryptosporidium Gastroenteritis Incidence

Facts about cryptosporidium enterocolitis:

  • There are about 3,000 reported cases of cryptosporidium enterocolitis each year in the US.
  • There have been more than 4 food-related outbreaks of cryptosporidium enterocolitis in the United States since 1993.
  • Most outbreaks are related to improper food handling.

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Cryptosporidium Gastroenteritis References
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