Molecular characterisation of Cryptosporidium isolates from pre-weaned calves in Romania: is there an actual risk of zoonotic infections?
- Autores: Darabus G, Genchi C, Imre K, Lobo LM, Matos O, Popescu C
- Journal: Veterinary Parasitology
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Molecular+characterisation+of+Cryptosporidium+isolates+from+pre-weaned+calves+in+Romania%3A+Is+there+an+actual+risk+of+zoonotic+infections%3F
Diarrheic fecal samples from 258 pre-weaned calves (1-30 day-old) from 9 dairy farms located in Banat region, Romania, were microscopically examined for the presence of Cryptosporidium oocysts. Overall, 65 (25%) samples were found positive.