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2016 Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis at a Recreation Center Pool, Colorado

In January 2016 public health officials in Colorado investigated an outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis among visitors at the Durango Community Recreation Center. Four people including 3 children 9 years old or under were laboratory confirmed with Cryptosporidium. Dates of exposure ranged from January 6, 2016 to January 25, 2016. No one was hospitalized and no one died.

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

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