USDA. National Agricultural Library.

Read publications and/or abstracts on the topic; also see citations of older documents.

Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

"Conducts research for the understanding of how pathogens are disseminated on farms, in the environment, and to food products, and for the development of methods to detect, characterize and mitigate contamination to prevent foodborne illnesses."

Atlas of Protozoan Parasites in Animal Tissue

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

To facilitate identification through illustration, provides a brief description of parasites, hosts, transmission, and the pathogenesis of protozoans and includes simplified life-cycle drawings.


DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Includes information on the organism's biology, its risks and prevention and control.

Cryptosporidium in Water Supplies

Drinking Water Inspectorate (United Kingdom).

"The Third Report of the Expert Group on Cryptosporidium in Water Supplies, sometimes referred to as the 'Bouchier Report' after the Group's Chairman, Professor Ian Bouchier, was published in 1998 by the UK Drinking Water Inspectorate."

Chlorine Disinfection of Recreational Water for Cryptosporidium parvum

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A dispatch from the CDC with many references.

Waste lagoon Cryptosporidium: A Waterborne Pathogen (PDF | 170 KB)

Cornell University

A fact sheet in question and answer format produced by Cornell Cooperative Extension and sponsored by the USDA Working Group on Water Quality.

Cryptosporidium: Water Quality, Agriculture and Health Effects

USDA. NAL. Water Quality Information Center.

127 citations from the NAL catalog (AGRICOLA) covering Jan 1992 - Dec 1995. See also Cryptosporidium: Water Quality, Agriculture and Health Effects II; 115 citations covering Jan 1996 - Mar 1999.

Scientist Cryptosporidium Research

Kansas State University. Division of Biology.

Lists publications from Kansas State covering biochemistry, molecular biology and related topics.

Guidance for People with Severely Weakened Immune Systems (PDF | 20.37 KB)

Environmental Protection Agency

Outlines special public health needs and precautions relating to Cryptosporidium for HIV/AIDS, cancer and transplant patients taking immunosuppressive drugs, and people born with a weakened immune system.

Envirofacts Information Collection Rule

Environmental Protection Agency

Includes information about pathogens. See also the Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule.