Human cryptosporidiosis in Europe.

  title={Human cryptosporidiosis in Europe.},
  author={Simone Mario Cacci{\`o} and Rachel Mary Chalmers},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  volume={22 6},
Cryptosporidium has emerged as a significant cause of diarrhoeal disease worldwide, with severe health consequences for very young, malnourished children living in endemic areas and for individuals with highly impaired T-cell functions. In Europe, as elsewhere, the burden of disease has been difficult to measure as a result of the lack of appropriate, standardized surveillance and monitoring systems. The recent occurrence of large water- and foodborne outbreaks in several EU countries, as well… CONTINUE READING
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