Molecular characterization of bovine Cryptosporidium isolated from diarrheic calves in the Sudan

@article{Taha2017MolecularCO,
  title={Molecular characterization of bovine Cryptosporidium isolated from diarrheic calves in the Sudan},
  author={Shahinaz Taha and Khitma H Elmalik and Berit Bangoura and Matthias Lendner and Ehab Mossaad and Arwid Daugschies},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={116},
  pages={2971-2979}
}
Cryptosporidiosis is a common protozoan infection causing morbidity and mortality in young cattle and may be zoonotically transmitted to humans. So far, there is no data available on the presence of Cryptosporidium spp. in the Sudan. The aim of this study was to isolate, identify, and genotype Cryptosporidium oocysts sampled from diarrheic calves housed at different farms in three different municipalities in Khartoum State (Khartoum, Khartoum North, Omdurman). A total of 149 fecal samples were… CONTINUE READING