prevalence of cryptosporidium parvum infection in punjab (india) and its association with diarrhea in neonatal dairy calves.a prevalence study was contemplated to determine the prevalence of cryptosporidium spp. in dairy farms in punjab, india. the cryptosporidium oocysts were detected from 50 and 25.68% from 80 diarrheic and 74 non-diarrheic animals, respectively. both shedding and intensity of shedding were significant in calves with diarrhea. the cryptosporidium spp. appears to be common in dairy calves and an important contributor of calf diarrhea in the punjab province. the prevalence of the infection peaked in ...200616647820
periurban outbreaks of bovine calf scours in northern india caused by cryptosporidium in association with other enteropathogens.bovine calf scours reported to be caused by multiple aetiologies resulting in heavy mortality in unweaned calves and huge economic loss to the dairy farmers. among these, cryptosporidiosis is an emerging waterborne zoonoses and one of the important causes of neonatal calf diarrhoea. poor immune response coupled with primary cryptosporidial infections predispose neonatal calves to multiple secondary infections resulting in their deaths. in the present study, faecal samples from 100 diarrhoeic cal ...201728784188
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