Detection of Cryptosporidium parvum and Cryptosporidium hominis in human patients in Cairo, Egypt

@article{Kader2011DetectionOC,
  title={Detection of Cryptosporidium parvum and Cryptosporidium hominis in human patients in Cairo, Egypt},
  author={Nour M. Abd El Kader and Mar{\'i}a-Alejandra Blanco and Marwa Ali-Tammam and Abd El Rahman B. Abd El Ghaffar and Ahmed O. Osman and Nabila El Sheikh and Jos{\'e} Miguel Rubio and Isabel de Fuentes},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={110},
  pages={161-166}
}
Cryptosporidium is a significant cause of diarrheal disease in developing and industrialized nations. Cryptosporidium hominis and Cryptosporidium parvum are the main agents of cryptosporidiosis in humans. In Egypt, very little is known about genetic structure of Cryptosporidium spp. Therefore, this study was designed to examine samples from sporadic cases of cryptosporidiosis in Egyptians in order to identify the species involved in infection as well as the transmission dynamics and… CONTINUE READING

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