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Twice as many people contracted cryptosporidiosis — a type of gastrointestinal illness caused by a parasite that can lead to diarrhea that lasts for up to three weeks — in 2016 compared to 2014.
As well as diarrhea, symptoms of cryptosporidiosis may include stomach cramps, dehydration, nausea and vomiting.
Arizona last year reported that 352 people became sick with cryptosporidiosis from July through October, compared with no more than 62 per year from 2011 to 2015.
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Origin and Etymology of cryptosporidiosis
First Known Use: 1971See Words from the same year
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