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).
- Average Yearly Incidence of Reported Cryptosporidiosis Cases in Minnesota by County, 2006-2015 (PDF)
Map of the average yearly incidence of reported cryptosporidiosis cases in Minnesota by county.
- Reported Cryptosporidiosis Cases in Minnesota, 2006-2015 (PDF)
Bar graph of the reported cryptosporidiosis cases in Minnesota.
- Reported Outbreaks of Cryptosporidiosis in Minnesota by Transmission Route, 2006-2015 (PDF)
Bar graph of the reported outbreaks in Minnesota by transmission route.
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2014
Minnesota Department of Health Disease Control Newsletter, Annual Summary of Communicable Diseases Reported to the Minnesota Department of Health, 2014.
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2013
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2012
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2011
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2010
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2009
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2008
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2007
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2006
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2005
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2004
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2003
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2002
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2001
- Cryptosporidiosis, 2000
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