Health Risk Assessment of Cryptosporidium in Tap Water in Korea

  title={Health Risk Assessment of Cryptosporidium in Tap Water in Korea},
  author={Mok-Young Lee and Sang-Jung Park and Eun-joo Cho and Su-jeong Park and Sun-Hee Han and Oh-Sang Kwon},
Objectives: Cryptosporidium, a protozoan parasite, has been recognized as a frequent cause of waterborne disease due to its extremely strong resistance against chlorine disinfection. Although there has as yet been no report of a Cryptosporidium outbreak through drinking water in Korea, it is important to estimate the health risk of Cryptosporidium in water supply systems because of the various infection cases in human and domestic animals and frequent detection reports on their oocysts in water… CONTINUE READING

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