Cryptosporidium: a water-borne zoonotic parasite.

  title={Cryptosporidium: a water-borne zoonotic parasite.},
  author={Ronald Fayer},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={126 1-2},
Of 155 species of mammals reported to be infected with Cryptosporidium parvum or C. parvum-like organisms most animals are found in the Orders Artiodactyla, Primates, and Rodentia. Because Cryptosporidium from most of these animals have been identified by oocyst morphology alone with little or no host specificity and/or molecular data to support identification it is not known how many of the reported isolates are actually C. parvum or other species. Cryptosporidiosis is a cause of morbidity and… CONTINUE READING
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