Podcasts

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Cryptosporidium Infections Among Children in Peru
Series Name: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Running Time: 5:54
Date Released: 9/25/2008

Summary: Cryptosporidium is a waterborne bacteria that can cause severe diarrhea and vomiting. In this podcast, Dr. Vita Cama, CDC microbiologist, discusses an article in the October 2008 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases. The paper examines Cryptosporidium infections among children in Peru, including the number of infections, symptoms experienced, and what species of Crypto were responsible.

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Cryptosporidium and Giardia in Swimming Pools, Atlanta, Georgia
Series Name: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Running Time: 4:24
Date Released: 5/29/2008

Summary: In this podcast, Dan Rutz speaks with Dr. Joan Shields, a guest researcher with the Healthy Swimming Program at CDC, about an article in June 2008 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases reporting on the results of a test of swimming pools in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area. Dr. Shields tested 160 pools in metro Atlanta last year for Cryptosporidium and Giardia. These germs cause most recreational water associated outbreaks.