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- Santín, Monica, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Research in veterinary science 2016 v.107 pp. 196-201
- Enterocytozoon; farms; feces; genes; genotype; human health; immunocompromised population; internal transcribed spacers; lambs; polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal RNA; risk; sequence analysis
- ... The presence of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in sheep has been reported in only three countries worldwide. The present study has found E. bieneusi in Brazilian sheep for the first time; in 24/125 (19.2%) fecal samples by PCR and on 8/10 (80%) farms from three diverse locations. A significantly greater number of lambs (34.1%) were found infected than older sheep (11.1%) (P=0.0036); most of the lambs wer ...