Cryptosporidiosis in children in Idukki District in southern India.

@article{Reinthaler1989CryptosporidiosisIC,
  title={Cryptosporidiosis in children in Idukki District in southern India.},
  author={Franz Ferdinand Reinthaler and Franz Mascher and Wolfdieter Sixl and U Enayat and E. C. Marth},
  journal={Journal of diarrhoeal diseases research},
  year={1989},
  volume={7 3-4},
  pages={89-91}
}
Concentrated stool samples from 560 children, aged from two weeks to 10 years, from Idukki District, southern India, were examined to detect Cryptosporidium oocysts, using a phenol-auramin stain and fluorescent microscopy. Smears of stool samples were also stained by a modified Ziehl-Neelsen method and were examined by light-microscopy. One sample was collected from each of 266 children with diarrhoea and 294 age-matched children without diarrhoea. Cryptosporidium oocysts were detected in 4.5… CONTINUE READING

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