Development of a two-color fluorescence in situ hybridization technique for species-level identification of human-infectious Cryptosporidium spp.

A. Alagappan, Peter L. Bergquist, B. C. Ferrari*

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Abstract

A two-color fluorescence in situ hybridization assay that allows for the simultaneous identification of Cryptosporidium parvum and C. hominis was developed. The assay is a simple, rapid, and cost-effective tool for the detection of the major Cryptosporidium species of concern to public health.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5996-5998
Number of pages3
JournalApplied and Environmental Microbiology
Volume75
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2009

Keywords

  • MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION
  • HIV
  • TRANSMISSION
  • GENOTYPES
  • ANIMALS
  • OOCYSTS
  • LIMA
  • PERU

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