Relationship between Cryptosporidium parvum in Water And Diarrheal Infections at Wasit Province

Authors

  • Abdulsada A. Rahi
  • Safa K. Alwan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.16753

Keywords:

Water ,Stool, Modified Ziehl Neelson ,Cryptosporidium parvum, Human

Abstract

The present study aimed to identify the relationship between Cryptosporidium parvum in water and diarrheal
infections at Wasit province. One hundred stool samples were collected (male and female) from suspected
diarrheal patients of parasitic infection who attended to Al-kut hospital and Al-karamah teaching hospital
at Wasit province and fifty water samples were collected from different points at Dijlah river; Household
water supply and Kut Liquid water during the period from October 2020 to April 2021.The investigation of
oocysts of the Cryptosporidium parvum parasite carried out by staining with modified Ziel Neelson method.
The results of our study revealed that 60(60%) was positive for C.paravum. The age group (1-5) months
showed the highest 12(12%) prevalence rate while the lowest prevalence was in patient with age group
(>20) months reached to 1(1%).

Author Biographies

Abdulsada A. Rahi

Prof, Post Doctorate, Department of Biology, College of Science, Wasit University, Kut, Iraq

Safa K. Alwan

Research Scholar, Department of Biology, College of Science, Wasit University, Kut, Iraq

Published

2021-08-16

How to Cite

Abdulsada A. Rahi, & Safa K. Alwan. (2021). Relationship between Cryptosporidium parvum in Water And Diarrheal Infections at Wasit Province. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 516-519. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.16753

Most read articles by the same author(s)