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What's the intestinal disease caused by a single cell parasite from rat droppings in drinking water?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Cryptosporidium

Rats can harbor cryptosporidium but how often they are related to human cases is unknown although the original source of the protozoan in human infection is often not known.

In brief: Cryptosporidium

Rats can harbor cryptosporidium but how often they are related to human cases is unknown although the original source of the protozoan in human infection is often not known.
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis icterohemorrhagica is a bacterial(spirochete) infection that transmitted thro water contaminated with rats urine.
Causes gastrointestinal symptoms and with jaundice if severe.

In brief: Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis icterohemorrhagica is a bacterial(spirochete) infection that transmitted thro water contaminated with rats urine.
Causes gastrointestinal symptoms and with jaundice if severe.
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