TABLE 1.

Summary of fecal sample collections.

DateLocationNo. of samplesNo. positiveaNo. clonedSequence identifier(s)
August 2001New York1241Goose no. 7
August 2001Illinois2544Geese no. 1, 2, 3 (a and b), 5
March 2002Massachusetts100
June 2002Colorado150
June 2002Virginia722Geese no. 8, 9
June 2002Washington50
July 2002Massachusetts250
July 2002Colorado10
August 2002Pennsylvania150
August 2002Oklahoma130
September 2002Massachusetts1911Goose no. 6
October 2002Colorado140
Total161118
  • a Positive for Cryptosporidium spp. oocysts by nested PCR targeting the hypervariable region of the 18S rRNA gene.