Age-related infection with Cryptosporidium species and genotype in pigs in China.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Pigs, as hosts of zoonotic Cryptosporidium species/genotypes, are domestic animals with public health significance. The present study was to characterize the infection rate and species/genotype of Cryptosporidium in pre-weaned and post-weaned pigs from Shanghai and Shaoxing, China. METHODS A total of 208 fecal samples (42 from pre-weaned piglets… (More)
DOI: 10.3967/0895-3988.2013.06.010

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