Cryptosporidium and cryptosporidiosis: The Asian perspective



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Mahmoudi, M., Ongerth, J. E. & Karanis, P. (2017). Cryptosporidium and cryptosporidiosis: The Asian perspective. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 220 1098-1109.


This review discusses findings of Cryptosporidium and cryptosporidiosis research in Asia and highlights the current situation of Cryptosporidium epidemiology, genetic diversity and distribution, and transmission throughout Asia taking into account all the available papers published for Cryptosporidium research in Asian countries since 2000. This effort will facilitate future research approaches and further developments in the understanding of Cryptosporidium epidemiology in Asia. The intent is to contribute to improvement in protection measures for mitigating the burden associated with this illness in the future.

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