Cryptosporidium: parasite and disease by Una Ryan, Lihua Xiao (auth.), Simone M. Cacciò, Giovanni

By Una Ryan, Lihua Xiao (auth.), Simone M. Cacciò, Giovanni Widmer (eds.)

This new quantity on Cryptosporidium and Cryptosporidiosis discusses all appropriate features of the biology, molecular biology, host-parasite interplay, epidemiology in addition to prognosis and therapy of those common parasites. It represents an invaluable advisor for physicians, microbiologists, veterinarians and water execs looking complex wisdom and information approximately those very important parasitic pathogens. a piece on useful lab strategies discusses step by step directions for pattern guidance and lab approaches. the recent booklet could additional function a reference paintings for graduate scholars in scientific and veterinary microbiology.​

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It is also commonly found in humans (Fayer et al. 2010; Cieloszyk et al. 2012; Elwin et al. 2012a). It is genetically very distinct and is most closely related to C. suis (Fayer et al. 2010). Cryptosporidium cuniculus (previously rabbit genotype) was first described in rabbits by Inman and Takeuchi (1979), who described the microscopic detection and ultra-structure of endogenous Cryptosporidium parasites in the ileum of an asymptomatic female rabbit. The rabbit genotype was first identified in rabbits from the Czech Republic (Ryan et al.

6 Species in Birds Currently only three avian Cryptosporidium spp. are recognised; Cryptosporidium meleagridis, Cryptosporidium baileyi and Cryptosporidium galli. Two other species of Cryptosporidium have been named from birds: Cryptosporidium anserinum from a domestic goose (Anser domesticus) (Proctor and Kemp 1974) and Cryptosporidium tyzzeri from chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) (Levine 1961). Neither of these reports gave adequate description of oocysts or provided other useful information and are therefore not considered valid species (Lindsay and Blagburn 1990).

In addition, wild boars, calves, marine fish, rodents and humans have been reported as natural hosts of this species (Kva´cˇ et al. 2009a, b, c; Neˇmejc et al. 2012; Ng et al. 2011; Reid et al. 2010; Ng-Hublin et al. 2013). Evidence suggests that C. suis infects pigs of all ages, whereas C. scrofarum only infects pigs >6 week of age (Jenı´kova´ et al. 2011). 1 The C. tyzzeri Versus C. pestis Debate In 2006, Slapeta proposed in an opinion article to rename C. parvum as Cryptosporidium pestis and retain C.

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