Geographic linkage and the variation in Cryptosporidium hominis

Chalmers, Rachel M., Hadfield, Stephen J., Jackson, Colin J., Elwin, Kirsten, Xiao, Lihua and Hunter, Paul ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5608-6144 (2008) Geographic linkage and the variation in Cryptosporidium hominis. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14 (3). pp. 496-498.

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Abstract

UK Cryptosporidium hominis isolates have previously shown slight PCR fragment length polymorphism at multiple loci. To further investigate transmission, we conducted a case–control study and sequenced the GP60 locus from 115 isolates. Nine subtypes were identified; IbA10G2 predominated. Having a non-IbA10G2 subtype was significantly linked to recent travel outside Europe.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2010 11:09
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2023 17:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/12304
DOI: 10.3201/eid1403.071320

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