Cryptosporidiosis

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Cryptosporidiosis

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The terms "Cryptosporidiosis" returned 262 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cryptosporidiosis and Isosporiasis among HIV-positive individuals in south Ethiopia: a cross sectional study.
 

Author(s): Mekonnen Girma, Wondu Teshome, Beyene Petros, Tekola Endeshaw

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Cryptosporidium spp and I. belli are intestinal opportunistic infections associated with HIV/AIDS. A decline in the incidence of these opportunistic infections due to HAART was reported. We aim to investigate these parasites among HAART naïve and experienced HIV patients in south Ethiopia.

Last Updated: 27 Feb 2014

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Validation of IMP dehydrogenase inhibitors in a mouse model of cryptosporidiosis.
 

Author(s): Suresh Kumar Gorla, Nina N McNair, Guangyi Yang, Song Gao, Ming Hu, Venkatakrishna R Jala, Bodduluri Haribabu, Boris Striepen, Gregory D Cuny, Jan R Mead, Lizbeth Hedstrom

Journal: Antimicrob. Agents Chemother.. 2014 ;58(3):1603-14.

 

Cryptosporidium parasites are a major cause of diarrhea and malnutrition in the developing world, a frequent cause of waterborne disease in the developed world, and a potential bioterrorism agent. Currently, available treatment is limited, and Cryptosporidium drug discovery remains ...

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2014

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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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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: 11 Nov 2014

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