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Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008


Cryptosporidium Species and Subtypes and Clinical Manifestations in Children, Peru

Vitaliano A. Cama, Caryn Bern, Jacqueline Roberts, Lilia Cabrera, Charles R. Sterling, Ynes Ortega, Robert H. Gilman, and Lihua XiaoComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (V.A. Cama, C. Bern, J. Roberts, L. Xiao); Asociacion Benefica Proyectos en Informática, Salud, Medicina y Agricultura, Lima, Peru (L. Cabrera); University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA (C.R. Sterling); University of Georgia, Griffin, Georgia, USA (Y. Ortega); The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (R.H. Gilman);

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Table 4

Cryptosporidium spp. and subtype families of C. hominis detected in reinfection events in 533 children, Peru

Event Infection
First Second Third
5444 C. parvum (IIc) C. hominis (Id and Ie) C. hominis (Ib)
5076 C. hominis (Id) C. hominis (Ie) C. hominis (Ie)*
E392 C. hominis (Ib) C. hominis (Ie)
K283 C. hominis (Ib) C. hominis (Id)
5395 C. hominis (Id) C. hominis (Id)*
5125 C. hominis C. hominis (Ia)
D037 C. hominis C. hominis (Ia)
5492 C. hominis C. hominis (Id)
5471 C. hominis (Ib) C. parvum
5399 C. hominis (Ie) C. felis
5370 C. parvum C. hominis (Id)
5266 C. meleagridis C. hominis (Ib)
H131 C. meleagridis C. hominis (Ia)
5082 C. meleagridis C. hominis
5300 C. felis C. hominis
5085 C. canis C. hominis
5049 C. hominis and C. parvum C. felis

*Reinfections with the same subtype family.

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