Cryptosporidiosis is a diarrhoeal disease caused by microscopic parasites called Cryptosporidium.
How long should you stay out of the pool after diarrhoea?
Summer's here, which means more pool time. But it's important to not go swimming in pools if infected with Cryptosporidium – a parasite that causes diarrhoea.
Diarrhoea may last for just a few days, or it might indicate something more serious. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments for diarrhoea.
Diarrhoea in children
Diarrhoea in children is very common, and when certain other symptoms are present, it may be serious. Find out here about the causes, symptoms and treatments.
Bowel infections (gastrointestinal infections) can affect anyone. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of different bowel infections.
How to stay healthy and safe during Australia's mouse plague
Rodent-borne illnesses such as leptospirosis can be serious. Know how to arm yourself against diseases and get mental health support during a mouse plague.
Underlying causes of diarrhoea
Diarrhoea has many causes, including both acute and long-term health conditions; bowel disease; viruses, bacteria and parasites; and even medical treatments.
HIV infection and AIDS
People with HIV are unlikely to transmit the virus or develop AIDS if they get effective treatment. Learn about HIV prevention, testing and treatment.