Cryptosporidiosis in developing countries.

  title={Cryptosporidiosis in developing countries.},
  author={William J. Snelling and Lihua Xiao and Guadalupe Ortega-Pierres and Colm J. Lowery and J E Moore and Juluri R. Rao and Stephen H. Smyth and Beverley Cherie Millar and Paul J. Rooney and Motoo Matsuda and Fiona Kenny and Jiru Xu and James S. G. Dooley},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  volume={1 3},
Globally, Cryptosporidium infection continues to be a significant health problem where it is recognized as an important cause of diarrhoea in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent people. In developing countries persistent diarrhoea is the leading cause of death in children younger than five years of age, where it accounts for 30 to 50 percent of those deaths. Encouragingly an increasing number of investigations in developing countries employ molecular tools, significantly improving the… CONTINUE READING