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prevalence and molecular characterization of cryptosporidium spp. in dairy calves from 11 farms in prince edward island, canada.cryptosporidium spp. are common intestinal protozoan parasites that infect a wide range of hosts, including humans and livestock, worldwide. the objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of cryptosporidium spp. in dairy calves in prince edward island, canada, and the potential for transmission of this parasite between dairy calves and humans. fecal samples were collected from 183 dairy calves from 11 farms in prince edward island. the prevalence of cryptosporidium spp. infections i ...200919070965
occurrence of cryptosporidium and giardia on beef farms and water sources within the vicinity of the farms on prince edward island, canada.the objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence and assemblages of giardia and species of cryptosporidium on beef farms in prince edward island (pei), canada, including the water sources associated with the farms, and to determine risk factors for infection of cattle with these parasites. twenty beef farms were selected based on the presence of surface water<500m from the barn. prevalence was determined by direct immunofluorescence microscopy, while genotyping and species determina ...201122112978
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