Cryptosporidium

Coccidian parasite found in the gut of various vertebrates that causes severe diarrhoea in man.

Cryptosporidium

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Cryptosporidium

(from the article `protozoan`) The apicomplexan Cryptosporidium (class Coccidea) is a protozoan parasite of humans and other mammals that has become particularly prominent since ...
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Cryptosporidium

(krip″to-spo-rid´e-әm) a genus of minute coccidian protozoa; they are parasitic in the intestinal tracts of many different vertebrates, including reptiles, birds, and mammals. See also cryptosporidiosis.
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Cryptosporidium

A protozoan microbe associated with the disease cryptosporidiosis in man. The disease can be transmitted through ingestion of drinking water, person-to-person contact, or other pathways, and can cause acute diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, and can be fatal as it was in the Milwaukee episode.
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Cryptosporidium

a protozoan parasite causing diarrhoea in humans and other animals; the pathogen is spread in water as spherical oocysts 5 µm diameter, resistant to chlorine treatment
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cryptosporidium

A small intestinal parasite which commonly causes infection in only the immunocompromised host, such as the patient with AIDS. ... Symptoms of Cryptosporidium enterocolitis include watery diarrhoea, abdominal pain, flatulence and fever. Transmission is from faeces to mouth and from tainted water. Poor sanitation is a risk factor. Treatment is large...
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cryptosporidium

cryptosporidium (krip"tōspurid'ēum) , genus of protozoans having at least four species; they are waterborne parasites that cause the disease cryptosporidiosis. One of the species appears to be responsible for most of the illnesses. Symptoms of the disease are vomiting, diarrhea, ...
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cryptosporidium

cryptosporidium A water-borne protozoan parasite that contaminates drinking water supplies, causing intestinal infections in human beings and domestic animals.
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Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidium is an intracellular Protozoan parasite that causes diarrhoea, although in people who are immuno-suppressed it can also cause respiratory and gallbladder infections. It is transmitted by the faecal-oral route.
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Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidium: See: Cryptosporidiosis.
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Cryptosporidium

Type: Term Pronunciation: krip′tō-spō-rid′ē-ŭm Definitions: 1. A genus of coccidian sporozoans (family Cryptosporiidae, suborder Eimeriina) that are important pathogens of calves and other domestic animals, and common opportunistic parasites of humans that flourish under conditions of compromised immune function; can...
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cryptosporidium

Waterborne parasite that causes disease in humans and other animals. It has been found in drinking water in the UK and USA, causing diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, vomiting, and fever, and can be fatal in people with damaged immune systems, such as AIDS sufferers or those with leukaemia. Just 30 cryptosporidia are enough to cause prolonged diarrhoea. ...
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