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Volume 5, Number 3—June 1999


New Cryptosporidium Genotypes in HIV-Infected Persons

Norman J. PieniazekComments to Author , Fernando J. Bornay-Llinares, Susan B. Slemenda, Alexandre J. da Silva, Iaci N. S. Moura, Michael J. Arrowood, Oleg Ditrich†, and David G. Addiss
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; and; †Institute of Parasitology AS CR, Ceské Budëjovice, Czech Republic

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Table 1

Cryptosporidium genotypes for 10 selected patients in this study

Patient no. Band sizea (bp) C. parvum genotype
53 435 Zoonotic (genotype 2)
75, 124, 153 278, 554 438 Anthroponotic (genotype 1)
119 429 Cryptosporidium sp. (canine genotype)
84, 184, 485 455 C. felis

aSize of the Cryptosporidium diagnostic band obtained with the CPBDIAGF/CPBDIAGR PCR primer pair

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