[Isolation and identification of Cryptosporidium from various animals in Korea. I. Prevalence of Cryptosporidium in various animals].

@article{Rhee1991IsolationAI,
  title={[Isolation and identification of Cryptosporidium from various animals in Korea. I. Prevalence of Cryptosporidium in various animals].},
  author={Jae Ku Rhee and Y S Seu and Byong Kyoo Park},
  journal={Kisaengch'unghak chapchi. The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={1991},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={139-48}
}
Cryptosporidium, a coccidian protozoa, commonly causes a self-limiting diarrheal illness in humans and animals. Fecal samples from various animals in Chonbuk district were observed using Sheather's flotation technique, Kinyoun's modified acid-fast staining, and osmic acid pre-fixed Giemsa staining. The oocysts were detected in 74 cages (29.6%) out of 250 cages of mature mice, 26 (13.3%) out of 195 mature house rats, 75(15.0%) out of 4-week-old 500 fowls, 98(19.9%) out of 6 to 8-month-old 500… CONTINUE READING

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