TABLE 1.

Detection of cryptosporidia in fecal specimens from Canada geese

State and site no.No. of positive specimens/total (% positive)No. of infectionsCryptosporidium genotype and/or spp. (no. positive)
Ohio
    12/12 (17)2 singleGoose genotype I (1)
Goose genotype II (1)
    23/17 (18)3 singleGoose genotype I (3)
    30/21 (0)0None
    40/18 (0)0None
    51/40 (3)1 singleGoose genotype I (1)
    615/25 (60)13 singleGoose genotype I (14)
2 doubleDuck genotype (1)
C. parvum (2)
    712/15 (80)11 singleGoose genotype I (7)
1 doubleGoose genotype II (2)
C. hominis (2)
C. parvum (2)
Illinois
    13/10 (30)3 singleGoose genotype I (2)
Goose genotype II (1)
    20/10 (0)0None
    33/7 (43)3 singleGoose genotype II (3)
    41/10 (10)1 singleGoose genotype I (1)
    52/10 (20)2 singleGoose genotype I (1)
Goose genotype II (1)
    67/14 (50)7 singleGoose genotype I (6)
Goose genotype II (1)
    Total (13 sites)49/209 (24)a46 single 3 double5 Cryptosporidium species and genotypes
  • a Ten of 13 sites.