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

Atwill, E.R.; das G.C. Pereira, M.
December 2003
Journal of Parasitology;Dec2003, Vol. 89 Issue 6, p1234
Academic Journal
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.


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