TITLE

Lack of Detectable Shedding of Cryptosporidium parvum Oocysts by Periparturient Dairy Cattle

AUTHOR(S)
Atwill, E.R.; das G.C. Pereira, M.
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Parasitology;Dec2003, Vol. 89 Issue 6, p1234
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines whether periparturient dairy cattle shed Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts within 12 hours of calving on three commercial dairy farms endemic for calfhood cryptosporidosis. no evidence of C. parvum occysts found in 86 fecal samples collected within 12 hours of calving from 43 dairy cows.
ACCESSION #
12155361

 

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