Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia intestinalis in Calf Diarrhoea in Sweden

  title={Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia intestinalis in Calf Diarrhoea in Sweden},
  author={Camilla Bj{\"o}rkman and C. Svensson and Bodil Christensson and Kerstin de Verdier},
  journal={Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica},
  pages={145 - 152}
The objective of this study conducted in 75 herds was to investigate the presence and significance of Criptosporidium parvum and Giardia intestinalis in Swedish dairy calves in comparison with rotavirus, coronavirus and Escherichia coli K99+. The farmers were asked to collect faecal samples from each heifer calf that had diarrhoea between birth and 90 days of age, and also from a healthy calf of the same age. In total, 270 samples were collected and analysed. C. parvum, either alone or together… CONTINUE READING

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