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Volume 14, Number 5—May 2008

Dispatch

Unique Cryptosporidium Population in HIV-Infected Persons, Jamaica

Wangeci Gatei*†, Donnett Barrett‡, John F. Lindo‡, Denise Eldemire-Shearer‡, Vitaliano Cama*†, and Lihua Xiao*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Atlanta Research and Education Foundation, Decatur, Georgia, USA; ‡The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica;

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Subtypes of Cryptosporidium hominis and C. parvum at 6 loci identified in specimens from Jamaica*

GP60 CP47 MSC6-7 DZHR-GP RPGR HSP70
Cryptosporidium hominis, n = 25 (19 used in MLST)
IbA10G2 (22) IA39G22 (19) 494 bp (18) 590 bp (19) 358 bp (19) 1095 bp (19)
IeA12G3T3 (3) 509 bp (1)
C. parvum, n = 7 (7 used in MLST)
IIcA5G3d (7) IIA24G11C1 (7) 461 (7) 496a bp (4) 391 bp (7) 1059a bp (6)
496b bp (2) 1059b bp (1)
499 bp (1)

*Numbers in parentheses show the frequency of subtypes at each locus. MLST, multilocus sequence typing.

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