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Cryptosporidium

What is cryptosporidium?

Cryptosporidium is a protozoan that can cause gastrointestinal illness in humans.

How does cryptosporidium get into my drinking water?

It enters the water supply through human and animal fecal waste.

What are the health effects of cryptosporidium?

Exposure to cryptosporidium can cause gastrointestinal distress and disorders, including diarrhea and vomiting.