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Legal 500 (2016)


Human infection occurs when Cryptosporidium Oocysts (the hardy cyst stage of the parasites lifecycle) are taken in by mouth and can be acquired by three main routes:

  • From other people
  • From animals
  • From drinking water contaminated from either agricultural or human sewage sources

The symptoms suffered can include:

  • Diarrhoea, which may be profuse and watery
  • Stomach cramps and bloating
  • Fever
  • Weight loss

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"We were very happy with the outcome of our case, especially as we were initially offered nothing from the Tour Operator. Irwin Mitchell were very professional throughout and we are very happy with the outcome."

Chris and Michael, Worksop