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- Elgun, Gullu; Koltas, Ismail Soner
- Parasitology research 2011 v.108 no.2 pp. 395-397
- immunocompromised population, etc ; Cryptosporidium; antigen detection; antigens; developing countries; diarrhea; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; epidemiological studies; feces; hospitals; microscopy; oocysts; parasitology; patients; universities; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Cryptosporidium spp. is an important parasitic protozoan causing diarrhea in developing and developed countries. The agent causes severe life-threatening diarrhea especially in immunocompromised hosts. Diagnosis of the Cryptosporidium oocyst in stool samples by conventional microscopy is labor-intensive and time-consuming. Thus, we aimed to evaluate the usefulness of a copro-antigen enzyme-linked ...