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Emerg Infect Dis. 2002 Jun;8(6):631-3.

Three drinking-water-associated cryptosporidiosis outbreaks, Northern Ireland.

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  • 1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA.

Abstract

Three recent drinking-water-associated cryptosporidiosis outbreaks in Northern Ireland were investigated by using genotyping and subgenotyping tools. One Cryptosporidium parvum outbreak was caused by the bovine genotype, and two were caused by the human genotype. Subgenotyping analyses indicate that two predominant subgenotypes were associated with these outbreaks and had been circulating in the community.

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PMC2738494
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