Title: Clinical and subclinical infections with Giardia and Cryptosporidium in animals Author
Submitted to: International Giardia and Cryptosporidium Conference
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: September 27, 2011
Publication Date: February 1, 2012
Citation: Santin, M. 2012. Clinical and subclinical infections with Giardia and Cryptosporidium in animals. [abstract]. Book 4. . International Giardia and Cryptosporidium Conference. 4. Technical Abstract: Giardia and Cryptosporidium are frequent parasites of livestock, companion animals, and wildlife, raising questions about the clinical significance of such infections. Infections with both parasites have a wide spectrum of symptoms that can vary between asymptomatic infections to serious infection causing death. This presentation will review the clinical presentations of cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis in animals.