Case of cryptosporidiosis in an Iraqi woman with ulcerative colitis
Mahdi, N.K. & Ali, N.H. (1999). Case of cryptosporidiosis in an Iraqi woman with ulcerative colitis. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/118698
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 5 (1), 186-188, 1999
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Mahdi, Nadham K.; Al Sadoon, Imad; Mohamed, Adel T. (1996)Of 240 Iraqi children under five years old with a primary diagnosis of gastroenteritis and dehydration, 22 were excreting Cryptosporidium oocysts in their stools. This is the first reported occurrence of cryptosporidiosis among Iraqi schoolchildren. Samples were collected and examined by the modified Ziehl-Neelsen method between March and November 1994. The frequency distribution of Cryptosporidium among 114 positive cases with intestinal parasites was 18.3%. The boy-to-girl ratio was 1:2 among the Cryptosporidium-positive children. Most patients ...