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J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jan;52(1):347-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02456-13. Epub 2013 Oct 16.

Gastroenteritis caused by the Cryptosporidium hedgehog genotype in an immunocompetent man.

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Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budjovice, Czech Republic.

Abstract

The Cryptosporidium hedgehog genotype, which has been reported previously in hedgehogs and horses, was identified as the cause of the diarrheal disease cryptosporidiosis in an immunocompetent man in the Czech Republic. This is the first report of human illness caused by the Cryptosporidium hedgehog genotype.

PMID:
24131692
PMCID:
PMC3911458
DOI:
10.1128/JCM.02456-13
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