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DOID DOID:1733
Name cryptosporidiosis
Definition A coccidiosis that involves a parasitic protozoan infection of the intestine of humans and a wide range of animals caused by Cryptosporidium species, through contaminated water and food, The symptoms include watery diarrhea, dehydration, weight loss, abdominal pain, fever, nausea and vomiting. Cryptosporidium infections have also been found in other digestive tract organs, the lungs, and conjunctiva. Immunocompromised persons are at greater risk of developing the infection.
http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/DPDx/HTML/Cryptosporidiosis.htm
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GARD:6219

ICD10CM:A07.2

ICD9CM:007.4

ICD9CM_2006:007.4

MESH:D003457

NCI:C128408

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:58777003

UMLS_CUI:C0010418

Alternateids

DOID:1732

Subsets

NCIthesaurus

zoonotic_infectious_disease

Synonyms

Cryptosporidial gastroenteritis [EXACT]

Infection by Cryptosporidium [EXACT]

intestinal cryptosporidiosis [EXACT]

Relationships

is_a coccidiosis

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