The cell biology of cryptosporidium infection

Steven P. O'Hara, Xian Ming Chen

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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
Issue number8-9
StatePublished - Aug 2011


  • Cryptosporidium
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Epithelia
  • NF-κB

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases


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