Tag: Genetic Analysis

Pathogen Genotype in Molecular Epidemiology of Waterborne Illness

Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) microarray produced using Grace Bio-Labs Epoxy Slides The little-known parasites of the Cryptosporidium genus are responsible for the leading waterborne illness in the United States.1 The symptoms are unpleasant and an acute disease state can become life-threatening for immunocompromised individuals. In 1993, the largest recorded outbreak made 400,000 people sick in … Continued