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Genome-Wide Association Study of Cryptosporidiosis in Infants Implicates PRKCA

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Diarrhea is a major cause of both morbidity and mortality worldwide, especially among young children. Cryptosporidiosis is a leading cause of diarrhea in children, particularly in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, where it is responsible for over 200,000 deaths per year. Beyond the initial clinical presentation of diarrhea, it is associated with long-term sequelae such as malnutrition and neurocognitive developmental deficits. Risk factors include poverty and overcrowding, and yet not all ch...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1128/mBio.03343-19

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Oxford college:
Keble College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4502-2209
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Publisher:
American Society for Microbiology Publisher's website
Journal:
mBio Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Article number:
e03343-19
Publication date:
2020-02-04
Acceptance date:
2020-01-02
DOI:
EISSN:
2150-7511
Pmid:
32019797
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1085770
Local pid:
pubs:1085770
Deposit date:
2020-04-06

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