Deteksi Cryptosporidium sp. dengan Pewarnaan Modifikasi Tahan Asam pada Tinja Siswa SDN X Kecamatan Rumbai, Pekanbaru

Esy Maryanti, Hayatul Rahmi, Suri Dwi Lesmana, Lilly Haslinda


Oportunistic intestinal protozoa infection caused by Cryptosporidium sp is a public health problem in
immunocompromise individual and children. Cryptosporidiosis is a disease caused by Cryptosporidium sp which
considered a cause of emerging and opportunistic infection. Cryptosporidium sp. are single cell of coccidian can
infected human and animals. This study was to detect Cryptosporidium sp with method of staining acid-resistant
modification among elementary school children of SDN X Kecamatan Rumbai Kota Pekanbaru. Stool examination
of 94 samples were obtained two (2,1%) samples were found with Cryptosporidium sp.


Cryptosporidium sp, children, Cryptosporidiosis

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