Mixed Cryptosporidium infections and HIV

Vitaliano Cama, Robert H. Gilman, Aldo Vivar, Eduardo Ticona, Ynes Ortega, Caryn Bern, Lihua Xiao

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Mixed Cryptosporidium infections were detected in 7 of 21 patients with a diagnosis of rare Cryptosporidium canis or C. felis infections; 6 patients were infected with 2 Cryptosporidium spp. and 1 patient with 3 species. Mixed infections may occur more frequently than previously believed and should be considered when assessing cryptosporidiosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1025-1028
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes


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