Cryptosporidiosis in urban Zambian children: an analysis of risk factors.

  title={Cryptosporidiosis in urban Zambian children: an analysis of risk factors.},
  author={M Nchito and Paul B Kelly and Sandie Sianongo and N P Luo and Roger A. Feldman and Michael J. G. Farthing and Kumar Sridutt Baboo},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={59 3},
In four crowded townships of Lusaka, Zambia, the prevalence of cryptosporidiosis in 222 children with diarrhea was 18%, with marked temporal and geographic variation over the course of one rainy season. Using data on the finding of oocysts of Cryptosporidium parvum in urban water supplies, the areas under study were categorized as high or low risk… CONTINUE READING