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Three drinking-water-associated cryptosporidiosis outbreaks, Northern Ireland

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Glaberman, S, Moore, JE, Lowery, Colm, Chalmers, RM, Sulaiman, I, Elwin, K, Rooney, PJ, Millar, B. Cherie, Dooley, James, Lal, AA and Xiao, LH (2002) Three drinking-water-associated cryptosporidiosis outbreaks, Northern Ireland. EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 8 (6). pp. 631-633. [Journal article]

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Abstract

Three recent drinking-water-associated cryptosporidiosis outbreaks in Northern Ireland were investigated by using genotyping and subgenotyping tools. One Cryptosporidium parvum outbreak was caused by the bovine genotype, and two were caused by the human genotype. Subgenotyping analyses indicate that two predominant subgenotypes were associated with these outbreaks and had been circulating in the community.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health (NICHE)
ID Code:3846
Deposited By:Professor James Dooley
Deposited On:05 Jan 2010 16:22
Last Modified:17 May 2012 14:16

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