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Prevalence ofCryptosporidiumsp. In Patients with Colorectal Cancer

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Parasitic protozoans of the Cryptosporidium genus are intracellular intestinal parasites of mammals, causing cryptosporidiosis. Clinically, cryptosporidiosis manifests as chronic diarrhoea. Individuals with immune disorders, including those with neoplasms, are at risk of symptomatic invasion.The aim of the study was the evaluation of Cryptosporidium sp. prevalence in patients with diagnosed colorectal cancer.Material and methods. The studied group encompassed 87 patients with diagnosed colorectal cancer, undergoing surgery at the Department of General and Oncological Surgery, Pomeranian Medical University, in the years 2009-2010. Immunoenzymatic tests for Cryptosporidium sp. on faeces samples were performed with the use of commercial test kit, ProSpecT®Cryptosporidium Microplate Assay (Remel Inc).Results. The presence of Cryptosporidium sp. was found in 12.6% of studied patients with colorectal cancer. The performed statistical analysis did not reveal any correlation between Cryptosporidium sp. infection and gender, age, neoplasm advancement stage as per Astler-Coller scale, neoplasm differentiation grade, or neoplastic tumour localisation in relation to the splenic flexure.Conclusions. There was found high prevalence of Cryptosporidium sp. in patients with colorectal cancer. It was comparable to the prevalence reported for patients with immune deficiency.
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84
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7
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348-351
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2012-07-01
online
2012-08-30
Twórcy
  • Department of Clinical Oncology, Pomeranian Medical University
  • Chair and Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, Pomeranian Medical University
  • Department of Clinical Oncology, Pomeranian Medical University
  • Department of Gastroenterology, Pomeranian Medical University
  • Department of General and Oncological Surgery, Pomeranian Medical University
  • Biochemistry and Medical Chemistry
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