cryptosporididum

Linda Lytle LLYTLE at PATHOLOGY.UMSMED.EDU
Wed Jan 10 15:23:09 EST 1996


tmecham at ix.netcom.com(.Tim Mecham ) wrote:

>I am curious about this organism as a potential public health problem. 
>Since an outbreak in Green Bay WI, this sort of wimpy coccidia has
>elevated itself to be a serious problem, especially in immune
>compromised individuals.  The spread of this organism appears to be
>horses - which may have a signigificant impact on horseback riders.  I
>know that University of California, Davis is taking this seriously,
>they are requesting fecal samples from horse owners all over the state.

>I would sure be interested in any information regarding
>cryptosporidium, references etc.

Check Cells Alive!
>Thanks,
>Dr. J DVM

>ps. don't drink the water on horse trails!!!!!  

> 





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