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Table 1 Number and percentage of calves with a mono-/mixed-infection with Giardia spp., Cryptosporidium spp. and Eimeria spp.

From: Giardiosis and other enteropathogenic infections: a study on diarrhoeic calves in Southern Germany

Parasite(s) detected Calves (n = 1564)
Number %
Giardia spp. only 46 2.94
Cryptosporidium spp. only 627 40.09
Eimeria spp. only 153 9.78
Giardia spp. + Eimeria spp. 51 3.26
Giardia spp. + Cryptosporidium spp. 15 0.96
Cryptosporidium spp. + Eimeria spp. 4 0.26
None 668 42.71
  1. (Results of the microscopic examination).