Cryptosporidium muris, a Rodent Pathogen, Recovered from a Human in Perú
Carol J. Palmer* , Lihua Xiao†, Angélica Terashima‡, Humberto Guerra‡, Eduardo Gotuzzo‡, Gustavo Saldías§, J. Alfredo Bonilla*, Ling Zhou†, Alan Lindquist¶, and Steve J. Upton#
Author affiliations: *University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; ‡Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú; §London School of Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom; ¶United States Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; #Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA
Figure 2. Identification of Cryptosporidium muris from two stool samples from a Peruvian patient using restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of polymerase chain reaction products with SspI (A), VspI (B) and DdeI (C). Lane 1, 100-bp molecular markers; lane 2, C. hominis control; lanes 3 and 4, C. muris from the patient.
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