Cryptosporidia

Risk Factors

  • Young/old/immunocomp at greatest risk
  • Spread fecal oral
  • Assoc w/daycare center outbreaks
  • Outbreaks also via exposure in swimming pools
  • Typically self limited
  • HIV +, CD4 < 100

Symptoms

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Cramps
  • Fever
  • Weight loss if severe