Presence of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in backyard pigs in Tumbes, Peru

M. Ivette Avalos, C. Rosa Perales, U. Teresa López, G. Eloy Gonzáles, Z. Armando González

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Abstract

The present study aimed to determine the presence of spores of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in pigs under extensive breeding in the department of Tumbes, Peru. Three hundred samples of feces and 300 of bile were taken twice between March and October 2009. Samples were processed by the staining technique using Chromotrope 2R (microsporidia exclusive). All samples resulted negative.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)541-545
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2012

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