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Cryptosporidium

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

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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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  • Cryptosporidium is a protozoal parasite transmitted by fecal contamination.

    Question ;Microdyne

  • 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.

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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.

    Norfolk-based family firm could fix Northamptonshire contaminated water problem

  • 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

  • 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 Safe Clean Drinking Water

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