Prevalence and strain differentiation of Giardia intestinalis in calves in the Manawatu and Waikato regions of North Island, New Zealand.

@article{Hunt2000PrevalenceAS,
  title={Prevalence and strain differentiation of Giardia intestinalis in calves in the Manawatu and Waikato regions of North Island, New Zealand.},
  author={Constance Hunt and George Ionas and Tim J Brown},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2000},
  volume={91 1-2},
  pages={7-13}
}
Giardia intestinalis has been reported in newborn calves world-wide; however, information on the extent of G. intestinalis in New Zealand calves has to date been very limited. The current study attempted to establish the prevalence rate of G. intestinalis in calves up to 8 weeks old in New Zealand. More than 700 calf fecal specimens were collected during the spring calving seasons of 1998 and 1999 from two regions in North Island, New Zealand (Manawatu and Waikato) and tested for the presence… CONTINUE READING

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