Extended Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis in a Pediatric Hospital, China
Published Date:Feb 2012
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 18(2):312-314.
Extended Cryptosporidiosis Outbreak, China
Description:Four Cryptosporidium spp. and 6 C. hominis subtypes were isolated from 102 of 6,284 patients in 3 pediatric hospitals in People's Republic of China. A cryptosporidiosis outbreak was identified retrospectively. The outbreak lasted >1 year and affected 51.4% of patients in 1 hospital ward, where 2 C. hominis subtypes with different virulence were found.
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