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- Santín, Monica, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Research in veterinary science 2018 v.118 pp. 331-335
- Cryptosporidium; chickens; cryptosporidiosis; emus; feces; genes; genetic variation; guineafowl; host specificity; humans; markets; mixed infection; nucleotide sequences; ostriches; pheasants; quails; sequence analysis; turkeys; zoonoses; Brazil
- ... Cryptosporidiosis is an important zoonotic disease caused by Cryptosporidium. Infections in birds are mainly caused by C. meleagridis, C. baileyi, and C. galli. C. meleagridis is the third most common cause of cryptosporidiosis in humans and the only Cryptosporidium species known to infect both birds and mammals. One hundred and fifty-five fecal specimens from different poultry species (chicken, t ...