Three drinking-water-associated cryptosporidiosis outbreaks, Northern Ireland

S Glaberman, JE Moore, Colm Lowery, RM Chalmers, I Sulaiman, K Elwin, PJ Rooney, B. Cherie Millar, James Dooley, AA Lal, LH Xiao

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Abstract

Three recent drinking-water-associated cryptosporidiosis outbreaks in Northern Ireland were investigated by using genotyping and subgenotyping tools. One Cryptosporidium parvum outbreak was caused by the bovine genotype, and two were caused by the human genotype. Subgenotyping analyses indicate that two predominant subgenotypes were associated with these outbreaks and had been circulating in the community.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)631-633
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume8
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2002

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