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How Do I Prevent Cryptosporidiosis

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AIDS InfoNet

Cryptosporidiosis

... What Is Cryptosporidiosis? Can Crypto Be Prevented? How Is Crypto Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Cryptosporidiosis? Cryptosporidiosis (crypto) is an infection caused by the parasite Cryptosporidium . A parasites gets its nutrients
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cryptosporidiosis

What are symptoms of cryptosporidiosis in humans
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...folks! However, it can be more severe in folks with depressed or deficient immune systems. The chronic and fulminant form of cryptosporidiosis is seen almost exclusively in folks with CD4 counts less than 100.Does your having cryptosporidium mean... Read more »

dont know my status but i have cryptosporidium infection

hi doc im a 35 yo bi male married to a woman i have been cheating on her with both girls and guys at first i was always safe ie condoms but as time went by i got careless and had sex without a condom topping bb i know dum been feeling healty until...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Not all cases of cryptosporidium are related to underlying HIV infection. I see no reason for you to postpone your HIV testing. If your immune system is compromised, the sooner you find out and begin appropriate treatment the better. I also... Read more »

Spiramycin for cryptosporidiosis

Is spiramycin an effective treatment for AIDS-related cryptosporidiosis?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No. Read more »

follow up bi guy with crypto

ok well got tested it was neg it was the rapid 10 min elisa i guess i should say woo hoo but still kinda scared should i shell out the money for the pcr test does it mean that the last guy i was with was pos i think i got crypto from him cuz things...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...folks! However, it can be more severe in folks with depressed or deficient immune systems. The chronic and fulminant form of cryptosporidiosis is seen almost exclusively in folks with CD4 counts less than 100.Does your having cryptosporidium mean... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention of Cryptosporidiosis in Immunocompromised Persons

...1-800-232-4636 or email cdcinfo@cdc.gov . This information was prepared by the inter-agency Working Group on Waterborne Cryptosporidiosis, which includes representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental... Read more »
Project Inform

Preventing Cryptosporidiosis: A Guide for People With Compromised Immune Systems

...Crypto? How Is a Crypto Infection Diagnosed? What Is the Treatment for Crypto? How Can I Protect Myself From Crypto? Cryptosporidiosis (krip-toe-spor-id-ee-o-sis), is a diarrheal disease caused by a microscopic parasite, ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cryptosporidiosis Infection in Immunocompromised Persons

... Who might be immunocompromised or have a weakened immune system? What is cryptosporidiosis? What are the symptoms of cryptosporidiosis? How long after infection do symptoms appear? How long will symptoms Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Cryptosporidiosis in Patients with HIV Disease

...surface source. Although oocysts have been found in these water supplies, there is no conclusive evidence that this has led to cryptosporidium infection in AIDS patients. ( 33 ) Chlorination is not effective in preventing cryptosporidiosis,... Read more »
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Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...clear of micro-organisms and tap water is not fit to drink by people with a suppressed immune system, as they are susceptible to Cryptosporidiosis and Microsporidiosis. There is a need and an added expense of purchasing bottled water for drinking... Read more »