Unique Cryptosporidium population in HIV-infected persons, Jamaica

Wangeci Gatei, Donnett Barrett, John F. Lindo, Denise Eldemire-Shearer, Vitaliano Cama, Lihua Xiao

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Abstract

A cryptosporidiosis survey showed the presence of Cryptosporidium hominis, C. parvum, C. canis, and C. felis in 25, 7, 1, and 1 HIV-positive persons from Jamaica, respectively; 1 person had both C. hominis and C. felis. Multilocus sequence typing indicated the presence of a homogeneous but geographically distinct C. hominis population in Jamaica.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)841-843
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume14
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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    Gatei, W., Barrett, D., Lindo, J. F., Eldemire-Shearer, D., Cama, V., & Xiao, L. (2008). Unique Cryptosporidium population in HIV-infected persons, Jamaica. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14(5), 841-843.