Cryptosporidiosis decline after regulation, England and Wales, 1989-2005

Iain R. Lake*, Gordon Nichols, Graham Bentham, Florence C.D. Harrison, Paul R. Hunter, R. Sari Kovats

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Since new drinking water regulations were implemented in England and Wales in 2000, cryptosporidiosis has been significantly reduced in the first half of the year but not in the second. We estimate an annual reduction in disease of 905 reported cases and ≈6,700 total cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)623-625
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007


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