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Emerg Infect Dis. 2002 Feb;8(2):204-6.

Cryptosporidium muris infection in an HIV-infected adult, Kenya.

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Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom.

Abstract

We describe a case of Cryptosporidium muris infection in an HIV-infected adult with diarrhea in Kenya. Sequence analysis of an 840-bp region of the 18S rRNA gene locus demonstrated the isolate had 100% nucleotide identity with C. muris recovered from a rock hyrax, 98.8% with a C. muris "calf" isolate, 95.5% with C. serpentis, but only 87.8% with C. parvum "human" type.

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11897075
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PMC2732451
DOI:
10.3201/eid0802.010256
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