1921
Volume 85, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

The common species and subgenotypes causing cryptosporidiosis were studied in 394 children and 627 animals with diarrhea in Vellore in southern India. Although no zoonotic strains were identified in 13 infected children, 1 of 12 infected animals had , indicating the potential for cross-species transmission. This study also reports for the first time in India.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0673
2011-10-01
2017-09-20
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

/deliver/fulltext/14761645/85/4/657.html?itemId=/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0673&mimeType=html&fmt=ahah

References

  1. Bowman DD, Forster AL, , 2010. Cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis in dogs and cats: veterinary and public health importance. Exp Parasitol 124: 121127 [Crossref]
  2. Fayer R, , 2010. Taxonomy and species delimitation in Cryptosporidium . Exp Parasitol 124: 9097.[Crossref]
  3. Fayer R, Santin M, , 2009. Cryptosporidium xiaoi n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Cryptosporidiidae) in sheep (Ovis aries). Vet Parasitol 164: 192200.[Crossref]
  4. Robertson LJ, Gjerde BK, Furuseth Hansen E, , 2010. The zoonotic potential of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Norwegian sheep: a longitudinal investigation of 6 flocks of lambs. Vet Parasitol 171: 140145.[Crossref]
  5. Xiao L, , 2010. Molecular epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis: an update. Exp Parasitol 124: 8089.[Crossref]
  6. Caccio SM, Thompson RC, McLauchlin J, Smith HV, , 2005. Unravelling Cryptosporidium and Giardia epidemiology. Trends Parasitol 21: 430437.[Crossref]
  7. Paul S, Chandra D, Ray DD, Tewari AK, Rao JR, Banerjee PS, Baidya S, Raina OK, , 2008. Prevalence and molecular characterization of bovine Cryptosporidium isolates in India. Vet Parasitol 153: 143146.[Crossref]
  8. Paul S, Chandra D, Tewari AK, Banerjee PS, Ray DD, Raina OK, Rao JR, , 2009. Prevalence of Cryptosporidium andersoni: a molecular epidemiological survey among cattle in India. Vet Parasitol 161: 3135.[Crossref]
  9. Saha Roy S, Sarkar S, Batabyal S, Pramanik AK, Das P, , 2006. Observations on the epidemiology of bovine cryptosporidiosis in India. Vet Parasitol 141: 330333.[Crossref]
  10. Khan SM, Debnath C, Pramanik AK, Xiao L, Nozaki T, Ganguly S, , 2010. Molecular characterization and assessment of zoonotic transmission of Cryptosporidium from dairy cattle in West Bengal, India. Vet Parasitol 171: 4147.[Crossref]
  11. Ajjampur SS, Gladstone BP, Selvapandian D, Muliyil JP, Ward H, Kang G, , 2007. Molecular and spatial epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis in children in a semiurban community in south India. J Clin Microbiol 45: 915920.[Crossref]
  12. Ajjampur SS, Liakath FB, Kannan A, Rajendran P, Sarkar R, Moses PD, Simon A, Agarwal I, Mathew A, O'Connor R, Ward H, Kang G, , 2010. Multisite study of cryptosporidiosis in children with diarrhea in India. J Clin Microbiol 48: 20752081.[Crossref]
  13. Monica B, Ramani S, Banerjee I, Primrose B, Iturriza-Gomara M, Gallimore CI, Brown DW, Moses PD, Gray JJ, Kang G, , 2007. Human caliciviruses in symptomatic and asymptomatic infections in children in Vellore, south India. J Med Virol 79: 544551.[Crossref]
  14. Fayer R, Xiao L, , 2007. Cryptosporidium and Cryptosporidiosis. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.[Crossref]
  15. Xiao L, Escalante L, Yang C, Sulaiman I, Escalante AA, Montali RJ, Fayer R, Lal AA, , 1999. Phylogenetic analysis of Cryptosporidium parasites based on the small-subunit rRNA gene locus. Appl Environ Microbiol 65: 15781583.
  16. Leav BA, Mackay MR, Anyanwu A, O'Connor RM, Cevallos AM, Kindra G, Rollins NC, Bennish ML, Nelson RG, Ward HD, , 2002. Analysis of sequence diversity at the highly polymorphic Cpgp40/15 locus among Cryptosporidium isolates from human immunodeficiency virus-infected children in South Africa. Infect Immun 70: 38813890.[Crossref]
  17. Dereeper A, Guignon V, Blanc G, Audic S, Buffet S, Chevenet F, Dufayard JF, Guindon S, Lefort V, Lescot M, Claverie JM, Gascuel O, , 2008. Phylogeny.fr: robust phylogenetic analysis for the non-specialist. Nucleic Acids Res 36: W465W469.[Crossref]
  18. Leoni F, Amar C, Nichols G, Pedraza-Diaz S, McLauchlin J, , 2006. Genetic analysis of Cryptosporidium from 2,414 humans with diarrhoea in England between 1985 and 2000. J Med Microbiol 55: 703707.[Crossref]
  19. Alves M, Xiao L, Antunes F, Matos O, , 2006. Distribution of Cryptosporidium subtypes in humans and domestic and wild ruminants in Portugal. Parasitol Res 99: 287292.[Crossref]
  20. Quilez J, Torres E, Chalmers RM, Hadfield SJ, Del Cacho E, Sanchez-Acedo C, , 2008. Cryptosporidium genotypes and subtypes in lambs and goat kids in Spain. Appl Environ Microbiol 74: 60266031.[Crossref]
  21. Smith HV, Nichols RA, Mallon M, Macleod A, Tait A, Reilly WJ, Browning LM, Gray D, Reid SW, Wastling JM, , 2005. Natural Cryptosporidium hominis infections in Scottish cattle. Vet Rec 156: 710711.[Crossref]
  22. Morgan UM, Xiao L, Hill BD, O'Donoghue P, Limor J, Lal A, Thompson RC, , 2000. Detection of the Cryptosporidium parvum “human” genotype in a dugong (Dugong dugon). J Parasitol 86: 13521354.
  23. Giles M, Chalmers R, Pritchard G, Elwin K, Mueller-Doblies D, Clifton-Hadley F, , 2009. Cryptosporidium hominis in a goat and a sheep in the UK. Vet Rec 164: 2425.[Crossref]
  24. Ryan UM, Bath C, Robertson I, Read C, Elliot A, McInnes L, Traub R, Besier B, , 2005. Sheep may not be an important zoonotic reservoir for Cryptosporidium and Giardia parasites. Appl Environ Microbiol 71: 49924997.[Crossref]
  25. Muthusamy D, Rao SS, Ramani S, Monica B, Banerjee I, Abraham OC, Mathai DC, Primrose B, Muliyil J, Wanke CA, Ward HD, Kang G, , 2006. Multilocus genotyping of Cryptosporidium sp. isolates from human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals in south India. J Clin Microbiol 44: 632634.[Crossref]
  26. Das P, Roy SS, MitraDhar K, Dutta P, Bhattacharya MK, Sen A, Ganguly S, Bhattacharya SK, Lal AA, Xiao L, , 2006. Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. from children in Kolkata, India. J Clin Microbiol 44: 42464249.[Crossref]
  27. Gatei W, Das P, Dutta P, Sen A, Cama V, Lal AA, Xiao L, , 2007. Multilocus sequence typing and genetic structure of Cryptosporidium hominis from children in Kolkata, India. Infect Genet Evol 7: 197205.[Crossref]
http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0673
Loading
/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0673
Loading

Data & Media loading...

  • Received : 29 Nov 2010
  • Accepted : 22 May 2011

Most Cited This Month

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error