Cryptosporidium: parasite and disease by Una Ryan, Lihua Xiao (auth.), Simone M. Cacciò, Giovanni

By Una Ryan, Lihua Xiao (auth.), Simone M. Cacciò, Giovanni Widmer (eds.)

This new quantity on Cryptosporidium and Cryptosporidiosis discusses all proper facets of the biology, molecular biology, host-parasite interplay, epidemiology in addition to prognosis and remedy of those common parasites. It represents an invaluable consultant for physicians, microbiologists, veterinarians and water pros looking complicated wisdom and tips approximately those very important parasitic pathogens. a bit on useful lab tactics discusses step by step directions for pattern education and lab methods. the recent publication might additional function a reference paintings for graduate scholars in scientific and veterinary microbiology.​

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Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:797–802 Gatei W, Ashford RW et al (2002b) Cryptosporidium muris infection in an HIV-infected adult, Kenya. Emerg Infect Dis 8:204–206 Gatei W, Greensill J et al (2003) Molecular analysis of the 18S rRNA gene of Cryptosporidium parasites from patients with or without human immunodeficiency virus infections living in Kenya, Malawi, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam. J Clin Microbiol 41:1458–1462 Gatei W, Wamae CN et al (2006) Cryptosporidiosis: prevalence, genotype analysis, and symptoms associated with infections in children in Kenya.

Cryptosporidium galli is the most prevalent Cryptosporidium species in Passeriformes where it frequently causes chronic infection (da Silva et al. 2010). Natural C. 2). Blagburn et al. (1990) may also have detected C. galli in birds when they used light and electron microscopy to characterize Cryptosporidium sp. in the proventriculus of an Australian diamond firetail finch that died of acute diarrhea. 1 of the paper (Morgan et al. 2001). However, Pavla´sek (Pavla´sek 1999, 2001) had provided a detailed description of what appeared to be the same parasite and named it C.

1998), was named a new species based on analysis of the 18S rDNA, HSP70, and actin loci (Ryan et al. 2004b). It is not infectious for mice (Morgan et al. 1999b) and poorly infectious for cattle (Enemark et al. 2003). It has been 28 U. Ryan and L. Xiao reported in naturally infected pigs worldwide, but causes only mild or no clinical signs in pigs (Enemark et al. 2003; Zintl et al. 2007). It has been reported in four humans (Xiao et al. 2002a; Leoni et al. 2006; Cama et al. 2007; Wang et al. 2013) and a C.

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