Cryptosporidium parvum, an emerging waterborne pathogen, is frequently isolated in shellfish and can cause diarrhea, fever, nausea, weakness and abdominal cramping.
Shrimp processing byproducts are constructively used in shrimp or fish feeds, livestock feeds and plant fertilizer. Chitin from shrimp exoskeletons is used in bandages and varied cosmetic products.
Mycobacterial infections can happen to aquaculture workers and others who handle seafood or animals in aquatic ecosystems.
Selenium is crucial in key human metabolic processes that ensure normal growth and development and strong immune and antioxidant defense systems.
Although hepatitis E is infrequent in developed nations, additional cases may occur due to global travel patterns and importation of seafood.