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Volume 5, Number 3—June 1999

Dispatch

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 2

Persistence of Cryptosporidium genotypes in patientsa

Patient no. No. of available specimens Month of follow-up
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
53 1 B
75 2 H - - H
84 4 F - F - F F
119 2 C - C
124 1 H
153 1 H
184 1 F
278 1 H
485 1 F
554 4 H - - - - - - H - H - H

aB, C. parvum genotype 2 (zoonotic, bovine); C, Cryptosporidium sp. (zoonotic, canine); F, C. felis (zoonotic, feline); H, C. parvum genotype 1 (anthroponotic); -, specimen not available.

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