The epidemiology of cryptosporidium at the wildlife-livestock and human interface on the western boundary of the Kruger National Park

@inproceedings{Samra2009TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of cryptosporidium at the wildlife-livestock and human interface on the western boundary of the Kruger National Park},
  author={Nada Abu Samra and Peter N Thompson and Pamela J. Woods and Samie Amidou and F Jori},
  year={2009}
}
Cryptosporidium has emerged as one of the most important zoonotic coccidian parasites affecting a wide range of wild and domestic animals and men. It causes severe life-threatening diarrhoea in neonates and immunocompromised individuals, especially in HIV/AIDS positive patients. Among rural communities surrounding the Kruger National Park (KNP) the prevalence of HIV/AIDS is high and contact between wildlife and livestock frequently occurs. Thus the risk of transmission of Cryptosporidium… CONTINUE READING