Vet Parasitol Reg Stud Reports 2018 05 21;12:78-84. Epub 2018 Feb 21.
Parasitology Reference and Research Laboratory, National Centre for Microbiology, Carlos III Health Institute, Ctra. Majadahonda-Pozuelo Km 2, 28220, Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address:
Neonatal calf diarrhoea triggered by the enteric protozoan parasite Cryptosporidium is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in calves aged 1-month-old or younger globally. Infected cattle in general and calves in particular have also been demonstrated as major contributors of zoonotic C. parvum oocysts in the environment and have been linked to a number of waterborne outbreaks of human cryptosporidiosis. Read More