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- Santin, Monica, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Food and Waterborne Parasitology 2016 v.5 pp. 14-20
- Cryptosporidium parvum; Cryspovirus; RNA; calves; feces; genotyping; humans; nucleotide sequences; oocysts; parasites; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal DNA; risk; sequence analysis
- ... Cryptosporidium parvum represents a considerable health risk to humans and animals because the parasite has a low infectious dose and is usually present at low numbers in environmental samples, which makes detection problematic. The purpose of this study was to evaluate Cryspovirus as a target for sensitive detection of C. parvum in clinical samples. Semi-quantitative RT-PCR (sqRT-PCR) and quantit ...