Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 5th, 2004
"Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, and Cryptosporidium parpum are the most frequently identified protozoan parasites causing waterborne disease outbreaks.
"The morbidity and mortality associated with these intestinal parasitic infections warrant the development of rapid and accurate detection and genotyping methods to aid public health efforts aimed at preventing and controlling outbreaks," wrote scientists in the United States.
"In this study," Z. Wang and coworkers reported, "we describe the...
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