Cryptosporidiosis outbreak in a day-care center.


An outbreak of diarrhea occurred in a day-care center in San Marcos, Tex, in August 1984. At the time of this study, the center was caring for 81 children aged 2 months through 5 years. A single stool specimen was collected from each of 50 children (62%). Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia lamblia cysts were each identified in stool specimens from 18… (More)