Effect of halofuginone lactate on treatment and prevention of lamb cryptosporidiosis: an extensive field trial.

@article{Giadinis2007EffectOH,
  title={Effect of halofuginone lactate on treatment and prevention of lamb cryptosporidiosis: an extensive field trial.},
  author={Nektarios D. Giadinis and Efthymios Papadopoulos and Nikolaos Panousis and Margarita G Papazahariadou and Shawkat Q. Lafi and Harilaos Karatzias},
  journal={Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={578-82}
}
This study aimed to investigate the effects of halofuginone lactate (100 mug/kg BW) on treatment and prevention of cryptosporidiosis in lambs. It consisted of three field trials. The first trial was designed to assess the efficacy of halofuginone in treating lamb diarrhoea caused by cryptosporidiosis, and in preventing the disease, using two schemes; halofuginone given for seven and for three consecutive days respectively. Halofuginone was effective in the treatment of diarrhoea caused by… CONTINUE READING