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Volume 14, Number 3—March 2008

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Geographic Linkage and Variation in Cryptosporidium hominis

Rachel M. Chalmers*Comments to Author , Stephen J. Hadfield*, Colin J. Jackson†, Kristin Elwin*, Lihua Xiao‡, and Paul Hunter§
Author affiliations: *National Public Health Service Microbiology, Swansea, Wales, UK; †Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; §University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK;

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Table 1

Travel history and Cryptosporidium hominis GP60 subtypes in sporadic cases, United Kingdom

Travel history No. subtype IbA10G2 No. other subtypes Other subtype details
No
65
4
IaA23R4, IbA9G2, IfA12G1, IgA24
Yes 27 5 See below
European travel destinations
Balearic Islands 3 0
Canary Islands 5 0
Cyprus 3 0
France 4 0
Greece 2 0
Spain 6 0
Non-European destinations
Kenya 0 1 IaA25R3
Pakistan 0 3 IaA12R3, IaA22R2, IaA30R3
New Zealand 0 1 IgA24
Tunisia 2 0
Turkey 1 0
Destination not known 1 0

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