A Community Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis in Sydney Associated with a Public Swimming Facility: A Case-Control Study

@inproceedings{Mayne2011ACO,
  title={A Community Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis in Sydney Associated with a Public Swimming Facility: A Case-Control Study},
  author={Darren J Mayne and K A Ressler and Diane Smith and Gareth Hockey and Susan J. Botham and Mark J. Ferson},
  booktitle={Interdisciplinary perspectives on infectious diseases},
  year={2011}
}
In February, 2008, the South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Public Health Unit investigated an outbreak of cryptosporidiosis within the south east region of Sydney, Australia. Thirty-one cases with laboratory-confirmed cryptosporidiosis and 97 age- and geographically matched controls selected by random digit dialling were recruited into a case-control study and interviewed for infection risk factors. Cryptosporidiosis was associated with swimming at Facility A (matched odds ratio = 19.4, 95… CONTINUE READING