By Ben Vander Leest
Symptoms/Locations and Organs Affected/Similar Diseases
In the US in 2006, there were 5,936 cases. In 2007, there were 11,170 cases, and in 2008, there were 7,749. In August 2007, 12 out of the 20 people interviewed that attended the Idaho Splash Park reported stomach illness. Eight of those twelve people ill reported watery diarrhea. All of the ill people did splash feature activities at the park. Six of the ill people use the drinking fountain. The age group that is mainly affected is ages 1-9 years old.
Cryptosporidiosis in Iowa
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