Genomics and genetics of Cryptosporidium parvum: The key to understanding cryptosporidiosis

Giovanni Widmer, Lunhui Lin, Vivek Kapur, Xiaochuan Feng, Mitchell S. Abrahamsen

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Abstract

This paper focuses on recent advances in the genetics and genomics of Cryptosporidium parvum. The approach to and the relevance of sequencing the genomes of C. parvum type 1 and type 2 are discussed, as well as new insights into the genetic heterogeneity of this species.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1081-1090
Number of pages10
JournalMicrobes and Infection
Volume4
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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