>WILSONJ at NER66.NER.ORA.FDA.GOV writes:
>> Does anyone know if viability of Cryptosporidium equals infectivity?
> In other words, does the release of sporozoites from the oocyst mean that they
> are infectious?
>>>>>I would also be interested in knowing the answer to this question. It is my understanding that formalin treatment renders crytpo
oocysts non-viable. Therefore, excystation of sporozoites from formalin treated oocysts would be non-infective.
I am intereseted in why you raise this issue.Jim Wick
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