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TitleDeprivation of dietary fiber enhances susceptibility of mice to cryptosporidiosis
Study TypeOther
Abstract Based on our initial observations showing that mice consuming a probiotics product develop more severe cryptosporidiosis, we investigated the impact of dietary fibers on the proliferation of Cryptosporidium parvum and C. tyzzeri in the mouse. Mice were orally infected with oocysts and parasite multi .. [more]
Description Based on our initial observations showing that mice consuming a probiotics product develop more severe cryptosporidiosis, we investigated the impact of dietary fibers on the proliferation of Cryptosporidium parvum and C. tyzzeri in the mouse. Mice were orally infected with oocysts and parasite multi .. [more]
Center NameTufts University