Cryptosporidiosis Statistics - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Cryptosporidiosis Statistics

From 2006 to 2015 there were 3,148 cases of cryptosporidiosis and 60 reported outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis in Minnesota. Of these 60 outbreaks, 22 (37%) were attributed to waterborne transmission, 22 (37%) were attributed to person-to-person contact, 13 (22%) were attributed to animal contact, and 3 (5%) were attreibuted to foodborne transmission.

During 2015, 316 cryptosporidiosis cases (5.8 per 100,000 population) were reported. The cases ranged in age from 9 months to 88 years; the median age was 25 years. Fifty-four percent of cases occurred during July through October. The incidence of cryptosporidiosis in the West Central, Southwestern, Southeastern, South Central, and Central districts (18.5, 16.9, 12.0, 10.4, and 7.8 cases per 100,000, respectively) was significantly higher than the statewide incidence. Only 72 (23%) reported cases occurred among residents of the metropolitan area (2.4 per 100,000).

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Updated Tuesday, June 07, 2016 at 07:21AM