volume 26, issue 2, P323-339 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2012.03.009
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Stephen G. Wright

Abstract: The review provides current views on human protozoan parasites of the gut. The recognition of the importance of cryptosporidium, cyclospora and microsporidia over the last three decades emphasises the possibility that more pathogenic intestinal protozoa are presently unrecognized. Each of these is a zoonotic infection and the potential for a zoonotic element to the transmission of giardiasis has been recognized. A common theme in increased understanding of the biology and pathological mechanisms involved in ca…

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