Cryptosporidium parvum

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Swedish officials have ended investigations into an increase in domestic cryptosporidium infections because the number of cases decreased since the start of February.

The Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten) and Swedish Food Agency (Livsmedelsverket) helped to identify five foodborne outbreaks and other infections affecting more than 230 people.

Continue Reading Five foodborne outbreaks added to cryptosporidium rise in Sweden

Officials in Sweden are investigating a recent increase in the number of cryptosporidiosis cases.

Folkhälsomyndigheten (Public Health Agency of Sweden) has linked some illnesses to one brand of an unpasteurized pre-purchased freshly pressed fruit and vegetable drink. Investigations indicate it is spinach in the drink, delivered in October, that is
Continue Reading Unpasteurized spinach drink tied to increase of cryptosporidium cases

Researchers in France have described an outbreak of Cryptosporidium linked to unpasteurized, raw milk white cheese. In November 2017, a gastroenteritis outbreak was reported at a school in Loire-Atlantique, western France, with more than 150 sick people.

Cryptosporidiosis appears to be largely underdiagnosed in the general population in France and
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