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Volume 10, Number 6—June 2004

Research

Sporadic Cryptosporidiosis, North Cumbria, England, 1996–2000

Stella Goh*, Mark Reacher†Comments to Author , David P. Casemore‡, Neville Q. Verlander†, Rachel Chalmers§, Margaret Knowles¶, Joy Williams*, Keith Osborn#, and Sarah Richards**
Author affiliations: *Carlisle and District Primary Care Trust, Rosehill, Carlisle, United Kingdom; †Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom; ‡University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, United Kingdom; §Singleton Hospital, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom; ¶Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, United Kingdom; #United Utilities, Great Sankey, Warrington, United Kingdom; **West Cumberland Hospital, Whitehaven, United Kingdom

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Table 2

Estimated average annual incidence of primary Cryptosporidium cases by water source, 1996–1999a

Water source Population Incidence (per 100,000 per y)
Crummock
58,295
24
Ennerdale
47,780
22
Crummock and Ennerdale
106,075
23.1
All other sources 59,699 22.6

aPopulation denominators from water company records.

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