Cryptosporidium parvum and Cryptosporidium andersoni infection in naturally infected cattle of northwest Iran

@inproceedings{Mirzai2014CryptosporidiumP,
  title={
Cryptosporidium parvum and Cryptosporidium andersoni infection in naturally infected cattle of northwest Iran},
  author={Yousef Mirzai and Mohammad Yakhchali and Karim Mardani},
  booktitle={Veterinary research forum : an international quarterly journal},
  year={2014}
}
The protozoan intestinal parasite Cryptosporidium commonly infects cattle throughout the world and Iran. The present study was undertaken to determine the abundance and associated risk factors of Cryptosporidium infection in cattle herds of northwestern Iran. A total number of 246 fecal samples from 138 (56.1%) diarrheic (D) and 108 (43.9%) non-diarrheic (ND) cattle were randomly collected and examined by fecal smears stained with Ziehl-Neelsen. For molecular specification, DNA was extracted… CONTINUE READING
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