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This illustration depicts the life cycle of different species of Cryptosporidium parasites, the causal agents of the disease cryptosporidiosis. Please see the link below for a detailed description of this organism’s life cycle.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/Alexander J. da Silva, PhD/Melanie Moser
Creation Date:2002
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Links:CDC - Global Health – Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria; Cryptosporidiosis
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