Low levels of Crypto can represent public health issue

Researchers from the University of Zaragoza (Spain) have detected Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts in drinking water. Joaquín Quílez, one of study’s authors says that “although the levels detected do not represent a health risk, the inefficiency of most water treatment methods used represent a public health issue”. Five out of nine tested drinking water plants showed positive results for both protozoa.

2017/07/13
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