Volume 14, Number 10—October 2008
Cryptosporidium Species and Subtypes and Clinical Manifestations in Children, Peru
|Species or subtype family||No. episodes||Age, y, mean (range)||p value|
|C. hominis||61*||1.93 (0.19–9.51)||0.026†|
|Subtype family Ia||15||2.13 (0.67–8.05)||0.113|
|Subtype family Ib||16||1.38 (0.60–2.82)||0.176|
|Subtype family Id||7||1.41 (0.19–3.34)||0.645|
|Subtype family Ie||15||1.81 (0.25–9.51)||0.723|
|C. parvum||15||1.22 (0.44–2.49)||0.034†|
|C. meleagridis||9||1.43 (0.78–2.75)||0.615|
|C. canis or C. felis‡||6||2.26 (0.68–3.74)||0.039†|
|Mixed infections||2||1.62 (1.44–1.79)||Not done|
*Eight C. hominis infections did not have subtype family data.
†Not significant after Bonferroni adjusted α = 0.05/5 = 0.01.
‡Includes 1 mixed infection with C. meleagridis and C. canis.
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