Cryptosporidiosis was first recognised at GaRankuwa Hospital, a reference teaching hospital for mainly black patients near Pretoria, South Africa, in October 1985.
Since then 289/6870 specimens (4.21%) submitted to the routine stool laboratory have been found to contain Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts Seasonal peaks were seen in late summer (January, February, March) and minimum case mumbers were recorded during late winter (August, September).
Mots-clés Pascal : Protozoose, Infection, Afrique, Cryptosporidiose, République Sud Africaine, Epidémiologie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Protozoal disease, Infection, Africa, Cryptosporidiosis, South Africa, Epidemiology, Human
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Code Inist : 002B05E02B9. Création : 199406.