Detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts from out-patients of the Severance Hospital, Korea.

@article{Cho1993DetectionOC,
  title={Detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts from out-patients of the Severance Hospital, Korea.},
  author={Moo Hyun Cho and Anita K. Kim and Kyung-Il Im},
  journal={The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={1993},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={193-9}
}
A total of 230 randomly collected formalin-fixed fecal samples (submitted to the Severance Hospital, Yonsei University) were selected for tests for human cryptosporidiosis. The stool specimens were examined for Cryptosporidium oocysts by acid-fast (AF) stain, auramin-rhodamine (AR) stain, and monoclonal antibody (mAb) OW3 fluorescence method specific for oocyst wall. Of the 230 stool specimens, 21% were identified by the AF method, 22% were identified by the AR method, and 10% were identified… CONTINUE READING