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Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

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Abstract

SILVA, Sidnei da et al. Occurrence of Cryptosporidium sp in fecal samples of children less than 10 years old with clinical indication of Rotavirus. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 2003, vol.36, n.3, pp. 421-423. ISSN 0037-8682.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86822003000300018.

The presence of oocysts of Cryptosporidium sp was investigated in 485 fecal samples of children with clinical indication of Rotavirus. No significant differences were observed between Cryptosporidium sp. and rotavirus occurrence and fecal consistency. Cryptosporidium sp also should be performed in the laboratory diagnosis of diarrheic episodes in children.

Keywords : Cryptosporidium sp; Rotavirus; Children.

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