Molecular Characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in Wild Rodents of Southwestern Iran Using 18s rRNA Gene Nested-PCR-RFLP and Sequencing Techniques

Background. Rodents could act as reservoir for Cryptosporidium spp. specially C. parvum, a zoonotic agent responsible for human infections. Since there is no information about Cryptosporidium infection in rodents of Ahvaz city, southwest of Iran, hence, this survey was performed to determine the pre...

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Main Authors: Jasem Saki, Masoud Foroutan-Rad, Reza Asadpouri
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2016-01-01
Series:Journal of Tropical Medicine
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