Cryptosporidiosys and its implications in public health

Author: Imre Kálmán                                                                                                                    Affiliation: USAMVB Timisoara, Facultatea de Medicina Veterinara

Cryptosporidiosys is considered by some authors as among the first three-four most important entheropathogens in humans. Humans can be contaminated true infected food or water, by inobservance of minimal hygiene conditions and by contact with infected animals. The prevention of the disease can be made through general ways, known by the majority of the population as minimal hygiene and sanitary conditions.

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Activity of an nutritional supplement in lamb’s natural infection with Cryptosporidium spp.

Authors: Imre K., Dărăbus Gh., Ilie M.S., Ionela Hotea, Mirela Imre                                                   Affiliation: USAMVB Timișoara, Facultatea de Medicina Veterinara

In this paper are presented the results of a test for eficiency of one nutritional supplement as a source of electrolites and glucose in natural infection with Cryptosporidium spp. at calves. During the treatment every calf was examined three times and one time a week after the treatment was finished. In every examination feces were collected to have a view of oochysts elimination. It was concluded that the product tested dose not reduce the elimination of Cryptosporidium spp. oocysts, but produces a clinical improvement, reducing the diarrhea and improving the general status of the animal.

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