Cryptosporidium enteritis is a parasitic infection of the small intestine. This infection is caused by drinking contaminated water and is most common in people with comprised immune systems, such as young children and people living with HIV/AIDS1.


Symptoms of cryptosporidium enteritis include abdominal cramping, malnutrition and weight loss, nausea and diarrhea.


Cryptosporidium enteritis can be prevented through the provision of safe drinking water1.

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1National Institutue of Health. A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia. Cryptosporidium enteritis.

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