Cryptosporidium infection in Gambian children less than 5 years of age.

@article{Adegbola1994CryptosporidiumII,
  title={Cryptosporidium infection in Gambian children less than 5 years of age.},
  author={Richard A. Adegbola and Edward Demba and G E de Veer and Jim Todd},
  journal={The Journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1994},
  volume={97 2},
  pages={103-7}
}
Cryptosporidium infection was studied in Gambian children less than 5 years of age over a 12-month period. Children who presented with diarrhoea at the Medical Research Council (MRC) clinic were selected randomly for detection of Cryptosporidium. They were compared with control children who presented with reasons other than diarrhoea. Cross-sectional surveys were conducted also to assess the community prevalence of Cryptosporidium. Cryptosporidium was found in 53 (9%) of 600 children with… CONTINUE READING

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