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The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. and its associated risk factors in female calves in central Veracruz, Mexico. A cross-sectional study with a convenience sampling was conducted. One fecal sample was obtained from each of 120 female calves. The...

Romero-Salas, D.; Godoy-Salinas, O.; García-Vázquez, Z.; Montiel Palacios, F.; Chavarría-Martínez, B.
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2012, 15, Suppl. 2, pp S89-S94
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Cryptosporidium parvum is coccidia, which is the cause agent of diarrheic diseases in several vertebrate species, from new born up to three months old calves. Samples were taken to a total of 381 calves from 54 double purpose production cattle farms from the Municipality of Cuajinicuilapa, in the...

Fitz-Sánchez, E.; Rosario-Cruz, R.; Hernández-Ortiz, R.; Hernández-Castro, E.; Rodríguez-Bataz, E.; García-Vázquez, Z.
Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia
Veterinaria y Zootecnia, 2013, 7, 1, pp 49-61