Preliminary investigation of a significant national Cryptosporidium exceedance in the United Kingdom, August 2023 and ongoing

Peake, Lewis, Inns, Thomas, Jarvis, Christopher, King, Grace, Rabie, Hussein, Henderson, Joan, Wensley, Adrian, Jarratt, Reece, Roberts, Christopher, Williams, Christopher, Orife, Oghogho, Browning, Lynda, Neilson, Matthew, McCarthy, Caitlin, Millar, Paul, Love, Nicola, Elwin, Kristin, Robinson, Guy, Mannes, Trish, Young, Nick, Chalmers, Rachel, Elson, Richard ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6350-5274 and Vivancos, Roberto (2023) Preliminary investigation of a significant national Cryptosporidium exceedance in the United Kingdom, August 2023 and ongoing. Eurosurveillance, 28 (43). ISSN 1560-7917

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Abstract

Routine laboratory surveillance has identified an unprecedented and ongoing exceedance of Cryptosporidium spp. across the United Kingdom, notably driven by C. hominis transmission, since 14 August 2023. Information from 477 reported cases in England and Wales, followed up with a standardised exposure questionnaire as of 25 September 2023, identified foreign travel in 250 (54%) of 463 respondents and swimming in 234 (66%) of 353 cases. A significant, common exposure has not yet been identified in first analyses.

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Additional Information: 1560-7917 Peake, Lewis Inns, Thomas Jarvis, Christopher King, Grace Rabie, Hussein Henderson, Joan Wensley, Adrian Jarratt, Reece Roberts, Christopher Williams, Christopher Orife, Oghogho Browning, Lynda Neilson, Matthew McCarthy, Caitlin Millar, Paul Love, Nicola Elwin, Kristin Robinson, Guy Mannes, Trish Young, Nick Chalmers, Rachel Elson, Richard Vivancos, Roberto Journal Article Sweden Euro Surveill. 2023 Oct;28(43):2300538. doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2023.28.43.2300538.
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2024 03:48
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2024 03:49
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/94326
DOI: 10.2807/1560-7917.Es.2023.28.43.2300538

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