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Giardia and Cryptosporidium are important causes of diarrhoea in Bangladesh. The high prevalence of both parasites in humans and cattle in rural Bangladesh and the common use of water ponds by village inhabitants and their animals suggest a potential for zoonotic transmission. Direct transmission...

Author(s)
Ehsan, A. M.; Geurden, T.; Casaert, S.; Parvin, S. M.; Islam, T. M.; Ahmed, U. M.; Levecke, B.; Vercruysse, J.; Claerebout, E.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 2, pp e0118239
Abstract

This article discusses the role of protozoa as the causative agents of neonatal diarrhoea in calves. Cryptosporidium parvum is easily isolated from around 50% of samples of faeces from calves with diarrhoea; in cases of diarrhoea for over 1 month duration, Eimeria bovis, E. zuernii and Giardia...

Author(s)
Geurden, T.; Claerebout, E.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
ASIS Veterinaria s.l., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2006, No.95, pp 14-16
Abstract

The prevalence of Cryptosporidium and the possibility of zoonotic transmission on dairy farms were examined. Eighteen cases of cryptosporidiosis (prevalence 6%) were identified in 82 farm workers and 207 household members. Furthermore, 70 (34%) of 207 calf samples were positive. Based on the 70 kDa ...

Author(s)
Siwila, J.; Phiri, I. G. K.; Vercruysse, J.; Goma, F.; Gabriel, S.; Claerebout, E.; Geurden, T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2007, 101, 7, pp 733-734
Abstract

The prevalence of Cryptosporidium in calves younger than 10 weeks was estimated in a cross-sectional epidemiological study on 100 dairy (n=499) and 50 beef (n=333) farms in East Flanders (Belgium), using a previously evaluated immunofluorescence assay (Merifluor®). The calf prevalence was 37% (95%...

Author(s)
Geurden, T.; Berkvens, D.; Martens, C.; Casaert, S.; Vercruysse, J.; Claerebout, E.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2007, 134, 14, pp 1981-1987
Abstract

The role of protozoan parasites in the aetiology of diarrhoea in calves is highlighted with emphasis on correct diagnosis. In neonatal calves, Cryptosporidium parvum is isolated in more than 44% of the faeces of diarrhoeic calves. In calves older than one month, both Eimeria bovis and E. zuernii,...

Author(s)
Geurden, T.; Claerebout, E.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Diergeneeskunde, Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 2005, 130, 23, pp 734-737
Abstract

The clinical and zoonotic importance, prevalence and diagnosis and control of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in dairy and beef cattle are discussed. The results of studies on prevalence and diagnostic test evaluation as well as treatment carried out in dairy and beef calves from Belgium are presented. ...

Author(s)
Claerebout, E.; Geurden, T.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Lakewood, USA
Citation
24th Annual ACVIM Forum, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, 31 May-3 June, 2006., 2006, pp 220-222
Abstract

To estimate the prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. in three different husbandry systems in Zambia, faecal samples were collected from calves up to the age of 3 months. Faecal consistency was scored for correlation with infection. Additionally, 45 positive samples were selected for genotyping by...

Author(s)
Geurden, T.; Goma, F. Y.; Siwila, J.; Phiri, I. G. K.; Mwanza, A. M.; Gabriel, S.; Claerebout, E.; Vercruysse, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2006, 138, 3/4, pp 217-222

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