Recovery of Cyclospora cayetanensis among asymptomatic rural Thai schoolchildren.

  title={Recovery of Cyclospora cayetanensis among asymptomatic rural Thai schoolchildren.},
  author={Kanthinich Thima and Hirotake Mori and Rangson Praevanit and Srisuchat Mongkhonmu and Jitra Waikagul and Dorn Watthanakulpanich},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine},
  volume={7 2},
OBJECTIVE To obtain the prevalence with clinical symptoms of Cyclospora cayetanensis (C. cayetanensis), a coccidian protozoan parasite, in Thailand which is the cause of an intestinal infection characterized by sporadic-to-frequent explosive diarrhea. METHODS In a field survey conducted by the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, as part of the existing parasite-control program, a total of 2 540 faecal samples from villagers in Nan Province, Thailand, were collected and examined… CONTINUE READING