You Can Prevent Cryptosporidiosis (Crypto): A Guide for People with HIV Infection

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You Can Prevent Cryptosporidiosis (Crypto): A Guide for People with HIV Infection

Description

This guide for people with HIV infection provides information about the prevention and treatment of cryptosporidiosis (crypto). This tool is also available in Spanish.

This guide addresses the following questions:

  • What is crypto?
  • What are the symptoms of crypto?
  • How does crypto affect someone with AIDS or HIV?
  • How is crypto spread?
  • Can crypto be treated?
  • How can I protect myself from crypto?

Developer:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention

History

Release Date: 2001
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: May 2005
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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