Detection of oocysts and IgG antibodies to Cryptosporidium parvum in asymptomatic adult cattle.

@article{Lorenzo1993DetectionOO,
  title={Detection of oocysts and IgG antibodies to Cryptosporidium parvum in asymptomatic adult cattle.},
  author={M J Lorenzo Lorenzo and Elvira Ares-Maz{\'a}s and I Villacorta Mart{\'i}nez de Maturana},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1993},
  volume={47 1-2},
  pages={9-15}
}
Infection by Cryptosporidium was detected in 94 (71.75%) asymptomatic adult cattle from 131 fecal samples examined microscopically. In two cases Cryptosporidium oocysts were observed which were distinctly larger (5.5-6.5 microns x 6.6-7.0 microns) than those we had seen in the majority of feces examined (4.0-4.5 microns x 4.0-4.5 microns) and these specimens were considered to be Cryptosporidium muris; it is possible that the other oocysts should be considered as Cryptosporidium parvum. The… CONTINUE READING