Attempts to establish experimental Cyclospora cayetanensis infection in laboratory animals.

  title={Attempts to establish experimental Cyclospora cayetanensis infection in laboratory animals.},
  author={Mark L. Eberhard and Ynes R. Ortega and Darcy E. Hanes and Eva K. Nace and Ron Do and Martin G Robl and Kimberly Y Won and Cesar M Gavidia and Neil L. Sass and Kristin G. Mansfield and Alfonso S Gozalo and Jeffrey Griffiths and Robert L. Gilman and Charles R. Sterling and Michael J. Arrowood},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  volume={86 3},
Attempts were made to develop an animal model for Cyclospora cayetanensis to identify a practical laboratory host for studying human cyclosporiasis. Oocysts collected from stool of infected humans in the United States, Haiti, Guatemala, Peru, and Nepal were held in potassium dichromate solution to allow development of sporozoites. The following animal types were inoculated: 9 strains of mice, including adult and neonatal immunocompetent and immune-deficient inbred and outbred strains, rats… CONTINUE READING
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