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Cryptosporidium

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Cryptosporidiidae — a coccidian protozoan parasite causing the disease cryptosporidiasis.

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  • Cryptosporidium is a protozoal parasite transmitted by fecal contamination.

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  • Unlike many other waterborne pathogenic microorganisms, at least in its oocyst (encapsulated) form Cryptosporidium is extremely resistant to chlorine, surviving concentrations hundreds of times above the levels used to treat drinking water.

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  • This unit is free from chemicals, making it the most eco-friendly way of eliminating parasites such as Cryptosporidium, which is currently affecting around 260,000 Northamptonshire residents.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Rising infections from a chlorine-resistant parasite called Cryptosporidium are forcing pools and water parks across the country to take new measures -- from ultraviolet-light water treatments to tighter swimming restrictions -- to keep their water clean.

    Battling the Parasite in Your Local Pool

  • But returns on that investment will remain limited, slowed and disappointing so long as we allow the public health risk from germs such as Cryptosporidium, rotavirus and norovirus to linger in the river.

    Henry Henderson: Cleaning the Chicago River: Time for MWRD to Get on Board

  • These are water additives to control microbiological organisms such as Cryptosporidium, Giardia lamblia, Legionella, Coliforms and other various viruses which originate from human and animal fecal waste.

    Drinking Water Quality & The Contamination of Public Drinking Supplies

  • The second serious concern is that protozoa such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia are resistant to chlorination.

    How Safe is Your Water?

  • I proposed and, in 1996, signed amendments to significantly strengthen the Safe Drinking Water Act. In implementing this new law, my Administration has already provided added protections for consumers from dangerous, disease-causing microbes such as Cryptosporidium, preventing as many as 460,000 cases of illness a year.

    Statement By The President On Clean Drinking Water

  • Aug. 1996 President signed Safe Drinking Water Act of 1996, which requires drinking water systems to protect against dangerous contaminants such as Cryptosporidium and gives people the right to know about contaminants in their tap water.

    Radio Address Paper On Food Safety Strategy

  • Aug. 1996 President Clinton signed Safe Drinking Water Act of 1996, which require drinking water systems to protect against dangerous contaminants such as Cryptosporidium and gives people the right to know about contaminants in their tap water.

    Fact Sheet On Improve Safety Of Eggs And Imported Foods

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