Journal article

Isolation, propagation and characterisation of Cryptosporidium

RB Gasser, P O'Donoghue

International Journal for Parasitology | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 1999

Abstract

This review consists of 11 papers presented at the Consensus Conference on Cryptosporidium in Water (Parasitology Stream), held in Melbourne, Australia, from 5 to 6th October 1998. The conference was sponsored by the Water Services Association of Australia, the Australian Water and Wastewater Association, and the Collaborative Research Centre for Water Quality and Treatment. The papers summarise the advantages and disadvantages of various contemporary technologies applicable to parasite propagation and biochemical/molecular characterisation. Studies have detected distinct genetic differences between clinical isolates from humans and animals, and it is hoped that comprehensive documentation s..

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