Biotechnology in Animal Husbandry 2010 Volume 26, Issue 3-4, Pages: 187-192
doi:10.2298/BAH1004187P
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Goat cryptosporidiosis and its importance at goat production pathology

Pavlović I., Ivanović S., Žujović M., Tomić Z.

Goat cryptosporidiosis is parasitic disease with clinical signs at kids at 4-10 days old. Presence of great number of cryptosporidial oocyst is usually in goats without clinical signs of disease. At goats were established Cryptosporidium parvum. Kid cryptosporidiosis had high morbidity and mortality rate. Symptoms of acute cryptosporidiosis include lack of appetite, and weight loss. Clinical signs are yellow diarrhea with odor smell, and some time are present a blood. Animals had abdominal pain, anemia, lost of appetite, dehydration, tenisms, weakens and lost of weight. Occurrence depressive and inactivity. Pathological changes are present in small intestine. In acute cases were thickens gut wall, edema, hyperemia at cecal and colon mucus. There are present numerous hemorrhage, and present of mucofibrinal seam dark brown colored. Those pathological changes drawl resorption and induced clinical signs of disease. Consequence are significant increase of kid accrescense, its weakens and less develop.

Keywords: goat, kid, cryptosporidiosis

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