The cell biology of cryptosporidium infection

Steven P. O'Hara, Xian Ming Chen

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Abstract

Cryptosporidiosis remains a significant cause of enteric disease worldwide. Basic investigations of host: pathogen interactions have revealed the intricate processes mediating infection. The following summarizes the interactions that mediate infection and the host responses that both permit and ultimately clear the infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)721-730
Number of pages10
JournalMicrobes and Infection
Volume13
Issue number8-9
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011

Keywords

  • Cryptosporidium
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Epithelia
  • NF-κB

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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