Comparative evaluation of conventional diagnostic methods for detection of bovine cryptosporidiosis

@inproceedings{Venu2013ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative evaluation of conventional diagnostic methods for detection of bovine cryptosporidiosis},
  author={R. C. Venu and Kaveri Theerthagiri Kavitha and Shahulhameed A. Basith and Chirukandoth Sreekumar and Gopal Dhinakar Raj and Maharajan Raman},
  year={2013}
}
Cryptosporidium is an important enteropathogen that causes diarrhoea in diary calves. Keeping in view of the importance, there is a need for simple and inexpensive diagnostic and screening tests for the detection of Cryptosporidium infection in dairy calves. In the present study, 4 conventional coprological detection methods were compared and evaluated in detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts in dung samples of dairy calves. Direct smear (DS) examination detected 21 positives (3.15%) for… CONTINUE READING

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