Volume 14, Number 11—November 2008
Unusual Cryptosporidium Genotypes in Human Cases of Diarrhea
|Sample ID||Patient details and exposures 2 weeks before illness||Identification at 3 genes (similarity to GenBank isolates)
|W971||25-year-old woman, swam regularly in a pool, holiday in UK forest park||W13 (790/790-bp homology to AY737559)||Skunk genotype (279/279-bp homology to AY120917)||Sequence data unavailable|
|W6863||30-year-old woman, immunocompetent, foreign travel, swam in a pool||Horse genotype (483/485 bp, 99.6%, similarity to AY273770)||Horse genotype (389/389-bp homology to AY273774)||C. parvum (503/506 bp, 99.4%, similarity to DQ388390)|
|W16103||48-year-old woman, immunocompetent, foreign travel (Spain), contact with animals (birds)||Rabbit genotype (784/784-bp homology to AF120901)||Rabbit genotype (279/279-bp homology to AY273775)||C. hominis (506/506 bp to DQ388389)|
*ID, identification; SSU, small subunit; HSP, heat shock protein; COWP, Cryptosporidium oocyst wall protein.