By Una Ryan, Lihua Xiao (auth.), Simone M. Cacciò, Giovanni Widmer (eds.)
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Appl Environ Microbiol 70:452–458 Jellison KL, Distel DL et al (2007) Phylogenetic analysis implicates birds as a source of Cryptosporidium spp. oocysts in agricultural watersheds. Environ Sci Technol 41:3620–3625 Jellison KL, Lynch AE et al (2009) Source tracking identifies deer and geese as vectors of humaninfectious Cryptosporidium genotypes in an urban/suburban watershed. Environ Sci Technol 43:4267–4272 Jenı´kova´ M, Neˇmejc K et al (2011) New view on the age-specificity of pig Cryptosporidium by species-specific primers for distinguishing Cryptosporidium suis and cryptosporidium pig genotype II.
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2011). It is occasionally detected in humans (Leoni et al. 2006; Morse et al. 2007; Waldron et al. 2011). Cryptosporidium canis (previously dog genotype 1) was first identified as the dog genotype by Xiao et al. (1999b) and described as a species in 2001 (Fayer et al. 2001) on the basis that C. canis oocysts were infectious for calves but not mice and were genetically distinct from all other species. Cryptosporidium canis and its sub-genotypes (C. canis fox genotype and C. canis coyote genotype) have been reported in dogs, foxes and coyotes (Fayer 2010).
Cryptosporidium: parasite and disease by Una Ryan, Lihua Xiao (auth.), Simone M. Cacciò, Giovanni Widmer (eds.)