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Did you suffer from Cryptosporidium on holiday?

Was your Holiday Ruined by the Holiday Sickness Bug?

The holiday sickness bug Cryptosporidium is a one celled parasite which infects many holidaymakers particularly those that spend a large amount of their foreign holiday in and around a swimming pool. Travellers are usually infected by contamination by faecal matter:

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  • from hotel food handlers, cryptosporidium infection spreads very rapidly from person to person, or
  • by consuming infected water or swimming pool water in hotels abroad, or
  • by drinking infected milk and eating raw meat

Get in touch with the Cryptosporidium Illness Experts today on:

Freephone: 0808 145 1353 or drop us a line using the form above.

Symptoms include: Profuse watery diarrhoea and abdominal pain.

Usual incubation period for Cryptosporidium: 3 to 11 days.

Duration of holiday illness: May last for several weeks.

Preventing Cryptosporidium outbreaks: Hotels and tour operators should ensure that swimming pool water is crystal clear, that pools are cleaned and subject to regular filtration, and that they have procedures for faecal/vomit accidents.

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£20,500 Awarded for Wedding Bride whose Honeymoon was Marred by a Debilitating Holiday Sickness!

"Mrs Borton went on holiday with her tour operator to be married. She suffered illness shortly before her wedding and was diagnosed with the holiday illness bug, Cryptosporidium. Her symptoms included vomiting, abdominal pain diarrhoea, and fever. The wedding and holiday reception was ruined as was the remainder of the honeymoon in Cuba. Mrs Borton attended the hospital and was signed off work upon her return to the UK. She developed a permanent post infective irritable bowel syndrome, with alternative bouts of constipation and diarrhoea – no longer being able to attend concerts for fear of not being able to get to the toilet in time!"

Have you suffered from Cryptosporidium whilst on holiday? Call our Holiday Illness specialists today and claim compensation for your holiday sickness on:

Freephone: 0808 145 1353 or drop us a line using the form above.

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