Cryptosporidium species and subtypes in diarrheal children and HIV-infected persons in Ebonyi and Nsukka, Nigeria.

@article{Ukwah2017CryptosporidiumSA,
  title={Cryptosporidium species and subtypes in diarrheal children and HIV-infected persons in Ebonyi and Nsukka, Nigeria.},
  author={Boniface Nwofoke Ukwah and Ifeoma Maureen Ezeonu and Chinonyelum Thecla Ezeonu and Dawn M. Anthony Roellig and Lihua Xiao},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2017},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={173-179}
}
INTRODUCTION Cryptosporidiosis is a common disease of children and immune-compromised persons. This study evaluated the diversity and distribution of Cryptosporidium species in diarrheal children and HIV-infected persons on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and those not on HAART. METHODOLOGY A total of 394 fecal specimens were collected from patients attending clinics in Nsukka and Ebonyi, Nigeria. Detection and identification of Cryptosporidium species were conducted by PCR-RFLP… CONTINUE READING

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