Affiliation: Instituto de Salud Carlos III
- Mateo M, de Mingo M, de Lucio A, Morales L, Balseiro A, Espí A, et al. Occurrence and molecular genotyping of Giardia duodenalis and Cryptosporidium spp. in wild mesocarnivores in Spain. Vet Parasitol. 2017;235:86-93 pubmed publisher..The detection of C. hominis oocysts in a badger raises the question of whether this finding represents a true infection or a sporadic event of mechanical passage of C. hominis oocyst of anthroponotic origin. ..
- Gil H, Cano L, de Lucio A, Bailo B, de Mingo M, Cardona G, et al. Detection and molecular diversity of Giardia duodenalis and Cryptosporidium spp. in sheltered dogs and cats in Northern Spain. Infect Genet Evol. 2017;50:62-69 pubmed publisher..hominis. We recommend to considerer companion animals as sentinel surveillance system for zoonotic giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis in order to minimize the risk of spreading of these parasitic diseases among the human population. ..
- de Lucio A, Bailo B, Aguilera M, Cardona G, Fernández Crespo J, Carmena D. No molecular epidemiological evidence supporting household transmission of zoonotic Giardia duodenalis and Cryptosporidium spp. from pet dogs and cats in the province of Álava, Northern Spain. Acta Trop. 2017;170:48-56 pubmed publisher..We conclude, therefore, that zoonotic transmission of giardiosis or cryptosporidiosis among pet dogs and cats and their owners in this geographical region is very likely a rare event. ..
- Irisarri Gutiérrez M, Mingo M, de Lucio A, Gil H, Morales L, Seguí R, et al. Association between enteric protozoan parasites and gastrointestinal illness among HIV- and tuberculosis-infected individuals in the Chowke district, southern Mozambique. Acta Trop. 2017;170:197-203 pubmed publisher..Based on their common presence in the studied clinical population, we recommend the effective diagnosis and treatment of these enteropathogens for improving the management of HIV and TB patients. ..