Cryptosporidium parvum


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Cryptosporidium parvum

sporozoan species that is an important cause of neonatal diarrhea in calves and lambs; causes mild diarrhea, ranging from self-limiting form to a more severe, chronic type in humans.

Cryp·to·spo·rid·i·um par·vum

(krip'tō-spō-rid'ē-ŭm pahr'vŭm)
A sporozoan species that is an important cause of neonatal diarrhea in calves and lambs; causes mild, self-limiting to severe, chronic diarrhea in humans.
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Molecular detection of Cryptosporidium parvum in different water sources of District Peshawar, Pakistan.
Prevalence and analysis of potencial risk factors for Cryptosporidium parvum infection in lambs in Zaragoza (northeastern Spain).
Las infecciones mixtas suelen presentarse en caso de infecciones virales con protozoarios como es el caso de Cryptosporidium parvum (House y Gunn, 2010).
Detection and differentiation of Cryptosporidium hominis and Cryptosporidium parvum by dual TaqMan assays.
Symptomatic and asymptomatic secondary transmission of Cryptosporidium parvum following two related outbreaks in schoolchildren.
The major parasites implicated are Giardia lamblia and the emerging spore forming protozoa viz Cryptosporidium parvum and C.
The present work revealed three species protozoan parasites, as cysts; Giardia lamblia (Diplomonadida, Hexamitidae), Cryptosporidium parvum (Eucoccidiorida, Cryptosporidiidae) and Entamoeba coli (Archamoebae).
Table 1: Prevalence of intestinal parasites Total number Intestinal Entamoeba Giardia Cryptosporidium of patients parasites detected histolytica lamblia parvum 180 24 6 9 6 Total number Ascaris Ancylostoma of patients lumbricoides duodenale 180 2 1 Table 2: Age group wise distribution of each parasite Parasites Age groups (years) Total <1 1-5 6-10 >10 Giardia lamblia 0 2 4 3 9 Entamoeba histolytica 0 2 3 1 6 Cryptosporidium parvum 3 2 0 1 6 Ascaris lumbricoides 0 0 1 1 2 Ancylostoma duodenale 0 0 0 1 1 Table 3: Gender-wise distribution of parasitic infections Total Male Female Samples 180 99 81 Parasites found (number) 24 18 6 Parasites found (%) 13.
Prevalence of Cryptosporidium parvum infection in Punjab (India) and its association with diarrhea in neonatal dairy calves.