Cryptosporidium is a type of recreational water illness (RWI) caused by swallowing swimming pool water contaminated with cryptosporidia, a type of protozoa that settles in your small intestine where it develops and multiplies. Healthy people suffering from cryptosporidium may have their symptoms go away after a couple of weeks. However, for those with a compromised immune system, its complications could be severe.
Here are the most common symptoms of cryptosporidium:
Unfortunately, cryptosporidium outbreaks could have been prevented if swimming pool owners had exercised their legal duty to maintain a premises free from any health hazard. To learn if your situation qualifies you to file a claim against a negligent property owner, speak with our team of experienced and assertive Madison-based premises liability attorney at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling (414) 271-0900 today.