cryptosporidium


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cryp·to·spor·id·i·um

 (krĭp′tō-spə-rĭd′ē-əm)
n.
A protozoan of the genus Cryptosporidium that is an intestinal parasite in humans and other vertebrates and sometimes causes diarrhea that is especially severe in immunocompromised people.

[New Latin Cryptosporidium, genus name : crypt(o)- + spor(o)- + Latin -idium, diminutive suff. (from Greek -idion).]

cryptosporidium

(ˌkrɪptəʊspɔːˈrɪdɪəm)
n
(Microbiology) any parasitic sporozoan protozoan of the genus Cryptosporidium, species of which are parasites of birds and animals and can be transmitted to humans, causing severe abdominal pain and diarrhoea (cryptosporidiosis)
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Yardley, "Acute enterocolitis in a human being infected with the protozoan Cryptosporidium," Gastroenterology, vol.
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Objective: The aim of our study was to determine the the incidence of Cryptosporidium infection in patients who suffered from diarrhea.
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Se considera que existen cinco agentes enteropatogenos principales y mas comunes en la DNB: Echerichia colienterotoxigenica, rotavirus, coronavirus, Cryptosporidium sp.
La criptosporidiosis es causada por Cryptosporidium spp.
Zoonotic Cryptosporidium is chief cause of diarrhea in both developing and developed countries, causing millions of deaths each year.
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