Prevalence of major enteric pathogens in Australian dairy calves with diarrhoea.

@article{Izzo2011PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of major enteric pathogens in Australian dairy calves with diarrhoea.},
  author={M M Izzo and Peter D. Kirkland and Virginia L Mohler and Nigel R. Perkins and Alasdair Gunn and John K. House},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={167-73}
}
OBJECTIVE Determine the prevalence of the major enteric pathogens in dairy and dairy beef calves with diarrhoea in Australia. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. METHODS Faecal samples from 84 Australian dairy and dairy beef properties (597 samples) were screened for rotavirus and coronavirus using real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, for Salmonella spp. using selective enrichment faecal culture, and for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (K99) and Cryptosporidium parvum using… CONTINUE READING