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Table 2 Characteristics of eight Cryptosporidium-positive children

From: Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis in children in Egypt

Cryptosporidium spp. Subtypes Age (years) Gender Diarrhea occurrence Abdominal pain occurrence Animal contact Residency
Cryptosporidium hominis IbA6G3a 4 Female No Yes No Urban
IbA6G3a 4 Male No Yes No Urban
IdA17 2 Male No Yes No Urban
IdA24 5 Male No Yes No Rural
IfA14G1R5 3.5 Female No No No Rural
Cryptosporidium parvum IIaA15G2R1 5.5 Male Yes Yes Yes Rural
IIdA20G1a 3 Male Yes Yes Yes Rural
IIcA5G3a 6 Female No Yes Yes Rural
  1. aNew subtype identified in humans in Egypt