[investigation of cryptosporidium oocysts in elementary school students in mersin].cryptosporidium parvum, a protozoon, is an obligate intracellular parasite which can cause fatal diarrheal disease in immunocompromised individuals. cryptosporidium parvum and cryptosporidium hominis are usually known to be transmitted from fecally contaminated drinking and tap waters. because oocysts can be detected in asymptomatic healthy individuals and no safe and effective therapy for cryptosporidial enteritis is available, the importance of cryptosporidiosis is increased. in this study, st ...200717471406
[investigation of the presence of cryptosporidium spp. in different water sources in mersin province, turkey].cryptosporidium is an intracellular protozoon that causes enteritis in human and animals. contaminated water and food are the major sources for the transmission of oocysts via oral-fecal route. it is reported that the prevalence of cryptosporidiosis is higher in developing countries than developed countries because of inefficient sanitation and disinfection facilities for drinking water. the most frequently detected species is cryptosporidium parvum leading to high morbidity in healthy subjects ...201222399176
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