Removal of Cryptosporidium by wastewater treatment processes: a review.

  title={Removal of Cryptosporidium by wastewater treatment processes: a review.},
  author={Abidelfatah M Nasser},
  journal={Journal of water and health},
  volume={14 1},
Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite that infects humans and various animal species. The environmental stability and the low infectious dose of Cryptosporidium facilitate its transmission by water and food. Discharge of untreated wastewater may result in waterborne or foodborne Cryptosporidium outbreaks, therefore a suitable treatment may prevent its dissemination. Most studies on the prevalence of Cryptosporidium oocysts in wastewater have reported a concentration range between 10 and 200… CONTINUE READING
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