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calves as a potential reservoir of cryptosporidium parvum and giardia sp.studies on cryptosporidiosis and giardiosis were carried out between march and april 1997 on 75 calves from 9 selected farms of wielkopolska macroregion. faecal specimens from calves, 3-13 days old, were screened for oocysts of c. parvum using ziehl-neelsen staining and both for oocysts of c. parvum and cysts of giardia sp. using direct immunofluorescent (merifluor cryptosporidium/giardia) assay. the oocysts of c. parvum assessed by ziehl-neelsen staining were revealed on 6 (67%) of 9 farms exam ...19989860815
equine cryptosporidium parvum infections in western poland.a total of 564 fecal specimens from 318 horses used for recreational riding, child hippotherapy, and racing at ten commercial and government-run stables in western poland were tested for cryptosporidium parvum oocysts by microscopic examination of ziehl-neelsen stained smears, enzyme immunoassay, and combined direct immunofluorescent antibody and fluorescent in situ hybridization. also, seven stool specimens from five personnel who had repeated contact with these horses were tested for c. parvum ...200415156396
[cryptosporidiosis in hiv-positive patients].cryptosporidium parvum is a coccidian parasite that affects millions of people worldwide. clinical outcome of human cryptosporidiosis differs between immunocompetent and immnunodeficient individuals. c. parvum is responsible for causing protracted and life-threatening diarrhea, biliary, and pulmonary infections in immunocompromised persons, especially in patients with aids. though no effective treatment has been found so far, early diagnosis may be useful in controlling the infection. thirty-eig ...199916886452
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