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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).]
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(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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Among the 363 outbreaks with a confirmed infectious etiology, 212 (58%) were caused by Cryptosporidium (which causes predominantly gastrointestinal illness), 57 (16%) by Legionella (which causes Legionnaires' disease, a severe pneumonia, and Pontiac fever, a milder illness with flu-like symptoms), and 47 (13%) by Pseudomonas (which causes folliculitis ["hot tub rash"] and otitis externa ["swimmers' ear"]).
The Tri-Combo Parasite Screen test provides a complete analysis for Giardia, Cryptosporidium, and Entamoeba histolytica, the three most common intestinal protozoan parasites.
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with the emergence of HIV and other immunocompromised diseases, parasites like cryptosporidium, isospora, microsporidia, etc.
Amac: Calismada, Kars yoresinde sutcu isletmelerde bulunan buzagilarda Cryptosporidium enfeksiyonlari prevalansinin modifiye Asit Fast (mAF) boyama ve Enzim Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) yontemleri ile karsilastirmali olarak belirlenmesi amaclanmistir.