Infection rate of Giardia duodenalis, Cryptosporidium spp. and Enterocytozoon bieneusi in cashmere, dairy and meat goats in China.

@article{Peng2016InfectionRO,
  title={Infection rate of Giardia duodenalis, Cryptosporidium spp. and Enterocytozoon bieneusi in cashmere, dairy and meat goats in China.},
  author={Xian-Qi Peng and Ge-Ru Tian and Guiqin Ren and Zepei Yu and James Barron Lok and Longxian Zhang and Xue-Ting Wang and Jun Kyong Song and Guanghui Zhao},
  journal={Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={41},
  pages={
          26-31
        }
}
Cryptosporidiosis, microsporidiosis, and giardiasis contribute significantly to the high burden of zoonotic diarrhea worldwide. Goats constitute an important species in animal agriculture by providing cashmere wool, meat, and dairy products for human consumption. However, zoonotic pathogens with the potential to cause morbidity and to degrade production have been reported frequently in goats recently. The present study examined 629 fecal specimens from goats, including 315 cashmere goats, 170… CONTINUE READING
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