Cryptosporidiosis

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Cryptosporidiosis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Cryptosporidiosis" returned 260 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Concurrent infections of Giardia duodenalis, Enterocytozoon bieneusi, and Clostridium difficile in children during a cryptosporidiosis outbreak in a pediatric hospital in China.
 

Author(s): Lin Wang, Lihua Xiao, Liping Duan, Jianbin Ye, Yaqiong Guo, Meijin Guo, Lili Liu, Yaoyu Feng

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Over 200 cryptosporidiosis outbreaks have been reported, but little is known if other enteric pathogens were also involved in some of these outbreaks. Recently, an outbreak of cryptosporidiosis linked to poor hygiene by two Cryptosporidium hominis subtypes occurred in a pediatric ...

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2013

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A novel calcium-dependent protein kinase inhibitor as a lead compound for treating cryptosporidiosis.
 

Author(s): Alejandro Castellanos-Gonzalez, A Clinton White, Kayode K Ojo, Rama S R Vidadala, Zhongsheng Zhang, Molly C Reid, Anna M W Fox, Katelyn R Keyloun, Kasey Rivas, Ayesha Irani, Sara M Dann, Erkang Fan, Dustin J Maly, Wesley C Van Voorhis

Journal: J. Infect. Dis.. 2013 Oct;208(8):1342-8.

 

Cryptosporidium parasites infect intestinal cells, causing cryptosporidiosis. Despite its high morbidity and association with stunting in the developing world, current therapies for cryptosporidiosis have limited efficacy. Calcium-dependent protein kinases (CDPKs) are essential enzymes ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2013

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Epidemiological characteristics of the first water-borne outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in Seoul, Korea.
 

Author(s): Shinje Moon, Wooseok Kwak, Sangwon Lee, Won Kim, Jaeyeon Oh, Seung-Ki Youn

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2013 Jul;28(7):983-9.

 

The first case of human cryptosporidiosis was reported in Korea in 1995; however, an outbreak of Cryptosporidium has not been reported in Korea until now. This paper describes the first outbreak of cryptosporidiosis in Korea. On May 24, 2012, a local public health center filed a report ...

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2013

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The terms "Cryptosporidiosis" returned 20 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Waterborne outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis.
 

Author(s): Rachel M Chalmers

Journal: Ann. Ist. Super. Sanita. 2012 ;48(4):429-46.

 

Water is the most commonly reported vehicle of transmission in Cryptosporidium outbreaks. While mains drinking water quality is highly regulated in industrialised countries, treated recreational water venues remain highly variable and these have emerged as important settings in the ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2012

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Cryptosporidiosis: environmental, therapeutic, and preventive challenges.
 

Author(s): S Collinet-Adler, H D Ward

Journal: Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.. 2010 Aug;29(8):927-35.

 

Cryptosporidium spp. are responsible for endemic and epidemic disease worldwide. Clinical manifestations may include acute, persistent, or chronic diarrhea, biliary, and pulmonary disease. Disease severity ranges from asymptomatic or mild to severe, intractable diarrhea with wasting ...

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2010

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Human immune responses in cryptosporidiosis.
 

Author(s): Anoli Borad, Honorine Ward

Journal: Future Microbiol. 2010 Mar;5(3):507-19.

 

Immune responses play a critical role in protection from, and resolution of, cryptosporidiosis. However, the nature of these responses, particularly in humans, is not completely understood. Both innate and adaptive immune responses are important. Innate immune responses may be mediated ...

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2010

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Trial of Ceramic Water Filters to Reduce Cryptosporidium Infection in Kenya
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Cryptosporidium; Cryptosporidiosis; Waterborne Disease; Diarrheal Disease

 

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2013

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Parasitic Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Amebiasis; Cryptosporidiosis; Giardiasis; Parasitic Disease; Parasitic Intestinal Disease; Gastrointestinal Helminth Infections

 

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2014

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Breast Milk Composition and HIV-exposed/Unexposed Early Infant Growth and Infectious Disease Events
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: HIV; Malnutrition; Cryptosporidiosis

 

Last Updated: 21 May 2013

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