Cryptosporidiosis: a brief literature review and update regarding Cryptosporidium in feces of Canada geese (Branta canadensis).

@article{Kassa2004CryptosporidiosisAB,
  title={Cryptosporidiosis: a brief literature review and update regarding Cryptosporidium in feces of Canada geese (Branta canadensis).},
  author={Hailu Belay Kassa and Brian J Harrington and Michael S. Bisesi},
  journal={Journal of environmental health},
  year={2004},
  volume={66 7},
  pages={34-40, 45}
}
Canada geese are increasingly abundant in Ohio, with large nesting populations throughout the state, and goose feces contaminate grassy areas and pavements in many public, commercial, and residential sites. In 1999 the authors found a high prevalence of Giardia, Campylobacter, and especially Cryptosporidium in collected feces of Canada geese. The purpose of this follow-up study was to survey known Canada geese sites in three counties in Ohio (Lucas, Ottawa, and Wood) and to determine the… CONTINUE READING