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What is cryptosporidium, and how can you avoid it in the water or on the farm?

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Cryptosporidium parvum protozoa positive (red sphere shape) in human stool smear

Cryptosporidium is a microscopic parasite that can cause an unpleasant – and sometimes dangerous – illness called cryptosporidiosis. This nasty bug lives in the intestines of infected humans and animals and is passed out in their poo. It can then …