Cryptosporidium

Cryptosporidium
29 June 2017
glass of tap water being poured

Cryptosporidium is a protozoan parasite that causes a severe diarrhoeal disease known as cryptosporidiosis. In the UK, water companies adopt a formal risk-based approach to assessing and managing Cryptosporidium and any other substance that could constitute a potential danger to human health.

Cryptosporidium
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