Prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum among children in Iraq

@inproceedings{Rahi2013PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum among children in Iraq},
  author={A. Rahi and Magda A. Ali and Alaa Hani Al-Charrakh},
  year={2013}
}
Cryptosporidiosis is a parasitic disease caused by an apicomplexan protozoa of. Cryptosporidium parvum is the specific infective agent in human . The present study aimed to search for the presence of C. parvumand to determine the prevalence of this parasite among children in Kut city, Iraq. Six hundred stool samples were collected from children less than twelve years old from October 2011 to May 2012. Stool samples were inspected by modified Ziehl-Neelsen acid fast stain and ELISA. Results… CONTINUE READING

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