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New and Noteworthy
     

July 2017
 

General Reports
       

     Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Genotyping of Cryptosporidium Species and Their Clinical Manifestations in Patients with Renal Transplantation and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection.
Dey A, Ghoshal U, Agarwal V, Ghoshal UC.

J Pathog
. 2016;2016:2623602
Abstract

Genetic modification of the diarrhoeal pathogen Cryptosporidium parvum.
Vinayak S, Pawlowic MC, Sateriale A, et al
Nature. 2015 Jul 15.
Abstract

The Ultra-Structural Similarities between Cryptosporidium parvum and the Gregarines.
Aldeyarbi HM, Karanis P.

J Eukaryot Microbio
l
. 2015 Jul 14.

Abstract

An evaluation of the potential use of Cryptosporidium species as agents for deliberate release.
Hagen RM, Loderstaedt U, Frickmann H.
J
R Army Med Corps
. 2013 Dec 3.
Abstract

Dendritic cells play a role in host susceptibility to Cryptosporidium parvum infection.
Bedi B, McNair NN, Mead JR.

Immunol Lett
. 2013 Dec 1;

Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Cryptosporidiosis: An under-recognized public health problem.
Desai NT, Sarkar R, Kang G.

Trop Parasitol
. 2012 Jul;2(2):91-8.
Paper

Burden of disease from cryptosporidiosis.
Shirley DA, Moonah SN, Kotloff KL.

Curr Opin Infect Dis
. 2012 Aug 18
Abstract

Challenges in understanding the immunopathogenesis of Cryptosporidium infections in humans.
Kothavade RJ.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Apr 12
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Cryptosporidiosis-an overview.
Leitch GJ, He Q.
J Biomed Res. 2012 Jan;25(1):1-16
Paper

 

Case Studies/Literature Reviews
       

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Cryptosporidial diarrhea in an immunocompetent adult: role of nitazoxanide.
Mainali NR, Quinlan P, Ukaigwe A, Amirishetty S.

J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect
. 2
013 Dec 17;3(3-4).

Abstract

Gastroenteritis caused by the Cryptosporidium hedgehog genotype in an immunocompetent man.
Kvác M, Saková K, Kvetonová D,  et al  
J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Oct 16.
Abstract
 

 


Prevention
       

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
The effectiveness of standard UV depuration at inactivating Cryptosporidium parvum recovered from spiked pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas).
Sunnotel O, Snelling WJ, McDonough N, et al

Appl Environ Microbiol
. 2007 Jun 15;
Abstract
 

 


Diagnosis
       

    Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Development and evaluation of molecular methods for detection of Cryptosporidium spp. in human clinical samples.
Khalil S, Mirdha BR, Paul J, et al
Exp Parasitol. 2016 Oct 4
Abstract

FULL-TEXT ARTICLE
Genotyping of Cryptosporidium Species and Their Clinical Manifestations in Patients with Renal Transplantation and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection.
Dey A, Ghoshal U, Agarwal V, Ghoshal UC.
J Pathog. 2016;2016:2623602
Paper

An audit of the laboratory diagnosis of cryptosporidiosis in England and Wales.
Chalmers RM, Atchison C, Barlow K,  et al

J Med Microbiol
. 2015 May 14
Abstract

Evaluation of ImmunoCard STAT test and ELISA versus light microscopy in diagnosis of giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis.
Sadaka HA, Gaafar MR, Mady RF, Hezema NN.

Parasitol Res
. 2015 May 1
Abstract

Rapid microfluidic immunoassay for surveillance and diagnosis of Cryptosporidium infection in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients.
Zhang L, Fu Y, Jing W, et al
Biomicrofluidics. 2015 Apr 14;9(2):024114.
Abstract

A comparison of nested PCR assay with conventional techniques for diagnosis of intestinal cryptosporidiosis in AIDS cases from northern India.
Uppal B, Singh O, Chadha S, Jha AK.

J Parasitol Res
. 2014;2014:706105.
Abstract

A Nucleic Acid Test to Diagnose Cryptosporidiosis: Lab Assessment in Animal and Patient Specimens
Crannell ZA, Castellanos-Gonzalez A, Irani A, et al
Anal Chem. 2014 Jan 30
Abstract

PCR Slippage Across the ML-2 Microsatellite of the Cryptosporidium MIC1 Locus Enables Development of a PCR Assay Capable of Distinguishing the Zoonotic Cryptosporidium parvum From Other Human Infectious Cryptosporidium Species.
Webber MA, Sari I, Hoefel D,  et al
 
Zoonoses Public Health
. 2013 Aug 17.
Abstract

FULL-TEXT PDF ARTICLE
Polymerase chain reaction and nested-PCR approaches for detecting Cryptosporidium in water catchments of water treatment plants in Curitiba, State of Paraná, Brazil.
Osaki SC, Soccol VT, Costa AO,  et al

Rev Soc Bras Med Trop
. 2013;46(3).
Paper

Extensive intra-host genetic diversity uncovered in Cryptosporidium parvum using Next Generation Sequencing.
Grinberg A, Biggs PJ, Dukkipati VS, George TT.

Infect Genet Evol
. 2012 Sep 6.

Abstract

Similar diagnostic performances of antigen detection and nucleic acid detection of
Cryptosporidium spp. in a low-prevalence setting.
Calderaro A, Montecchini S, Gorrini C, Dettori G, Chezzi C.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 May;70(1):72-7
Abstract

 

Clinical Management
       

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 
 
Treatment and prevention of cryptosporidiosis: what options are there for a country like Zambia?
Kelly P.
Parasitology. 2011 Feb 15:1-4
Abstract

Treatment of cryptosporidiosis: do we know what we think we know?
Cabada MM, White AC Jr.
Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2010 Aug 4
Abstract


Treatment/Prevention Guidelines
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United States

          Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Cryptosporidium and Giardia in Surface Water: A Case Study from Michigan, USA to Inform Management of Rural Water Systems.
Dreelin EA, Ives RL, Molloy S, Rose JB.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Oct 14;11(10):10480-10503.
Abstract

CD40 agonist antibody mediated improvement of chronic Cryptosporidium infection in patients with X-linked hyper IgM syndrome.
Fan X, Upadhyaya B, Wu L,  et al

Clin Immunol
. 2012 May;143(2):152-61
Abstract


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