Cryptosporidium is a parasite that infects man and a wide range of domestic and wild animals.
It causes cryptosporidiosis, which in healthy adults, is an unpleasant diarrhoea lasting for up to two weeks.
This short paper in our series covering food poisoning bacteria examines how various bacterium causes food poisoning, paying closer attention to five of the most common bacteria; Salmonella, Listeria, E.coli 0157, Campylobacter and Clostridium perfringens.
This informative guide looks at risk management issues in the workplace, and in particular infection control at work. This guide is intended for employers and the self employed and covers identifying, assessing and controlling the risks of infection in the workplace.
What is Avian Influenza or Bird Flu? Avian influenza, also known as bird flu is a virus that causes disease in birds. Poultry, pigeons and wild or migratory birds, such as ducks, can become infected with the virus.
Many of the factors associated with Sick Building Syndrome relate to building and building services design. In many cases it will be very difficult, if not impossible, to change things when building and installation work have been completed. In some cases alterations may be possible but would be prohibitively expensive to carry out.