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Human cryptosporidiosis diagnosed in Western Australia: A mixed infection with Cryptosporidium meleagridis, the Cryptosporidium mink genotype, and an unknown Cryptosporidium species

Ng-Hublin, J.S.Y., Combs, B., MacKenzie, B. and Ryan, U. (2013) Human cryptosporidiosis diagnosed in Western Australia: A mixed infection with Cryptosporidium meleagridis, the Cryptosporidium mink genotype, and an unknown Cryptosporidium species. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51 (7). pp. 2463-2465.

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Abstract

This report describes a case of cryptosporidiosis from an immunocompetent patient from Perth, Western Australia, suffering from diarrhea and a spectrum of other symptoms. Molecular identification revealed that this patient was infected with three Cryptosporidium species-Cryptosporidium meleagridis, the Cryptosporidium mink genotype, and an unknown Cryptosporidium species.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Copyright: © 2013, American Society for Microbiology
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/16175
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