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Concurrent Cryptosporidium and parvovirus infections in a puppy

Denholm, K.M., Haitjema, H., Gwynne, B.J., Morgan, U.M. and Irwin, P.J. (2001) Concurrent Cryptosporidium and parvovirus infections in a puppy. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79 (2). pp. 98-101.

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Cryptosporidium parvum, an intestinal coccidian parasite, was isolated from faeces and intestinal biopsies of a 9-week-old puppy with acute parvoviral gastroenteritis. Gene sequence analysis identified a Cryptosporidium genotype not previously recorded in Australia. The puppy recovered after treatment with crystalloid fluids, synthetic and natural colloids and jejunostomy tube feeding.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Copyright: © 2008, John Wiley and Sons
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