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A genus of protozoa in the kingdom Protista classed as a coccidian parasite. It is an important cause of diarrhea, esp. in immunocompromised patients, but may cause large outbreaks in the general population when it contaminates supplies of drinking water. SEE: cryptosporidiosis
Venes, Donald, editor. "Cryptosporidium." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731901/all/Cryptosporidium.
Cryptosporidium. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731901/all/Cryptosporidium. Accessed June 8, 2023.
Cryptosporidium. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731901/all/Cryptosporidium
Cryptosporidium [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 08]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731901/all/Cryptosporidium.
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