Waterborne diseases and prevention – Protozoa



Waterborne disease constitutes bacteria, protozoa, metazoa and viruses. So we are talking about protozoa. Protozoa, we have examples of protozoa,
we have Giardia and Cryptosporidium. That is what I am working mostly on. Which Entamoeba? So among the waterborne diseases
caused by protozoan, Giardia and Cryptosporidium constitute 95.5%,
then others 4.5. So we see here that Cryptosporidium is
the highest found in water than Giardia; and then Cryptosporidium affect,
what are the symptoms of this disease, when you have it, it has been… and one thing about these diseases
here in the developed world is, anytime you have a stomachache or you have diarrhoea,
your think it's being caused by bacteria E. coli but sometimes, most of them have been caused
by Cryptosporidium parasites, which are protozoan parasites,
Cryptosporidium, Entamoeba and Giardia. So in Europe, a high increase of Cryptosporidium cases occured from 2006 to 2009.

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