Information for People With Weakened Immune Systems

People with weakened immune systems may be at higher risk for getting cryptosporidiosis. Examples of people with weakened immune systems include:

  • People with HIV
  • Cancer and organ transplant patients who are taking medicines that lower their body’s ability to fight germs
  • People with inherited diseases that affect the immune system

If you have a weakened immune system, talk to your health care provider for additional guidance.

The links below provide information and answers to questions that people with weakened immune systems and their healthcare providers might have about infection with Cryptosporidium.