Job Task Name

Swim in contaminated water (ingestion or inhalation)

Comments

Work or swim in contaminated water (ingestion exposure): viral gastroenteritis, capillaria hepatica, visceral larva migrans, echinococcosis, shigellosis, cyclospora cayetanensis infection, adenovirus infection, EHEC gastroenteritis, entamoeba histolytica infection, giardiasis, salmonellosis, hepatitis A, and cryptosporidiosis; Inhalation exposure: free-living amebas; See "Naegleriasis."

Job Task Category

Working Outdoors

Reference Link

CDC - Recreational Water Illnesses

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Pathogens

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