Frequency of horizontal and vertical transmission for Sarcocystis cruzi and Neospora caninum in dairy cattle.

Abstract

Sarcocystis cruzi and Neospora caninum infections in cattle are common throughout the world, and cause important economical losses. N. caninum can be transmitted horizontally by ingestion of oocysts or vertically from the infected dam to the fetus via the placenta. Vertical transmission for S. cruzi is infrequent and horizontal transmission is considered… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2008.10.081

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