tmecham at ix.netcom.com(.Tim Mecham ) wrote:
>I am curious about this organism as a potential public health problem.
>Since an outbreak in Green Bay WI, this sort of wimpy coccidia has
>elevated itself to be a serious problem, especially in immune
>compromised individuals. The spread of this organism appears to be
>horses - which may have a signigificant impact on horseback riders. I
>know that University of California, Davis is taking this seriously,
>they are requesting fecal samples from horse owners all over the state.
>>I would sure be interested in any information regarding
>cryptosporidium, references etc.
>Dr. J DVM
>>ps. don't drink the water on horse trails!!!!!
>>A brief review of equine cryptosporidiosis and the water supply appeared
in the April 1995 issue of the Equine Diseade Quarterly. This
publication is available online at