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- Oliveira, F. C. R., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- The Journal of parasitology 2011 v.97 no.1 pp. 146
- Cryptosporidium; cattle; cryptosporidiosis; feces; genes; genotype; humans; nucleotide sequences; polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal DNA; ribosomal RNA; risk; swine; swine diseases; zoonoses; Brazil
- ... Pigs may represent a source of Cryptosporidium sp. infection to humans. The objective of this study was to identify the Cryptosporidium species present in pigs from the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and verify what risks pigs represent in the transmission of human cryptosporidiosis, because there is no such information to date in Brazil. Ninety-one samples of pig feces were collected from 10 pi ...