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2016 Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis at a Public Pool, Colorado

In the summer of 2016 public health officials in Colorado investigated an outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis at a public pool owned and operated by the City and County of Broomfield. Dates of exposure ranged from July 24, 2016 to August 4, 2016. Four people were laboratory confirmed with Cryptosporidium. One person was considered to be a probable case. No one was hospitalized and no one died.

  • Outbreak began:
  • July 2016
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Colorado
  • Organism(s):
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Vehicle(s):
  • recreational water
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • No
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Swimming pool
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 5
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 4
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 1
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • No
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 0
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

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