Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 2
Lecture:Public Health and Communicable Disease
Slide content:Sampling of Communicable Diseases: Water-Related Cryptosporidiosis Microscopic parasite, ingested by drinking water contaminated with animal or human feces Some public health responses: monitoring, outbreak investigation, education on water treatment 22
Slide notes:The parasite Cryptosporidiosis causes one example of a water-related disease. The parasite is ingested by drinking contaminated water. Public health responses include monitoring, investigation of outbreaks, and education on water treatment. 22