Cryptosporidium infection in herds with and without calf diarrhoeal problems

@article{Silverls2010CryptosporidiumII,
  title={Cryptosporidium infection in herds with and without calf diarrhoeal problems},
  author={Charlotte Silverl{\aa}s and Kerstin de Verdier and Ulf Emanuelson and Jens G. Mattsson and Camilla Bj{\"o}rkman},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={107},
  pages={1435-1444}
}
A case–control study was designed to investigate the role of different Cryptosporidium spp. in Swedish dairy herds with and without calf diarrhoeal problems. Faecal samples were collected from preweaned calves, young stock and cows. Cryptosporidium oocysts were detected by sodium chloride flotation and epifluorescence microscopy. Molecular diagnostics were used to identify Cryptosporidium species. Samples containing C. parvum were further analysed to determine subtypes. Calf faecal samples were… CONTINUE READING
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