Tag: cryptosporidiosis

Vitrification Cassette For The Cryopreservation of Cryptosporidium Parvum Oocysts

Scientists at Tufts University and Harvard Medical School have developed a method to cryopreserve infectious Cryptosporidium oocysts. The results were published in Scientific Reports. Cryptosporidium is a microscopic parasite that causes the diarrheal disease cryptosporidiosis. While this parasite can be spread in many different ways water is the main source of transmission. Infants and immunocompromised adults are most at … Continued