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Cyclospora cayetanensis infection in Lagos, Nigeria

Cyclospora cayetanensis infection in Lagos, Nigeria
Cyclospora cayetanensis infection in Lagos, Nigeria

Although reports of Cyclospora infection continue to increase globally, few cases have been reported from the African continent. We present 11 cases of cyclosporiasis detected from stool samples submitted to seven major hospital laboratories in Lagos, Nigeria between March 1999 and April 2000.

Adult, Animals, Cyclospora, Cyclosporiasis/complications, Diarrhea/etiology, Female, HIV, HIV Infections/complications, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Nigeria/epidemiology, Retrospective Studies
1198-743X
731-3
Alakpa, G E
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Clarke, S C
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Fagbenro-Beyioku, A F
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Alakpa, G E
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Clarke, S C
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Fagbenro-Beyioku, A F
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Alakpa, G E, Clarke, S C and Fagbenro-Beyioku, A F (2003) Cyclospora cayetanensis infection in Lagos, Nigeria. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 9 (7), 731-3. (doi:10.1046/j.1469-0691.2003.00583.x).

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Abstract

Although reports of Cyclospora infection continue to increase globally, few cases have been reported from the African continent. We present 11 cases of cyclosporiasis detected from stool samples submitted to seven major hospital laboratories in Lagos, Nigeria between March 1999 and April 2000.

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Published date: July 2003
Keywords: Adult, Animals, Cyclospora, Cyclosporiasis/complications, Diarrhea/etiology, Female, HIV, HIV Infections/complications, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Nigeria/epidemiology, Retrospective Studies

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Local EPrints ID: 454169
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/454169
ISSN: 1198-743X
PURE UUID: f3e12707-852a-4c42-8719-47d60556412f
ORCID for S C Clarke: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7009-1548

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Date deposited: 01 Feb 2022 17:48
Last modified: 23 Jul 2022 01:56

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Author: G E Alakpa
Author: S C Clarke ORCID iD
Author: A F Fagbenro-Beyioku

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