2%) samples positive for coccidian
oocysts out of 470 samples through microscopy.
Caryospora bubonis in the great horned owl (Bubo virginianus).
1994) reported the presence of these apicomplexan protozoans infecting several bivalve species, with no significant health effects, and neither gregarine infection nor mortalities were associated with coccidian
parasitism in their study.
has been reported from 12 other species of New World marmotine rodents and has been previously recorded from Arizona and 10 other states as well as from Baja California Norte, Mexico (Hill and Duszynski, 1986; Wilber et al.
dispar was the most common parasite isolated in contrast to many studies, where coccidian
parasites were more commonly isolated in this group of patients.
Cyclospora cayetanensis is cyst-forming coccidian
protozoan that causes a self-limiting diarrhea named cyclosporiasis, with symptoms range from watery, loose stool, weight loss, cramping, fatigue, vomiting, fever and nausea .
Fecal examination showed few coccidian
and strongylid eggs.
are opportunistic pathogens and its virulence may be influenced poor nutrition, poor sanitation, overcrowding, weaning stress sudden changes of feed and severe weather.
Studies on coccidian
oocysts (Apicomplexa: Eucoccidiorida).
All chicks were maintained free from coccidian
Description and taxonomic discussion of eimerian coccidian
from African and Levantine geckoes.
caninum) is an obligate, intracellular, coccidian
, protozoan parasite of the phylum Apicomplexa (1).
The health issues included ear mites, ear infections, giardia, nasal discharge, pneumonia, kennel cough, parasites, vomiting, diarrhea, parvovirus, roundworms, coccidian
, lethargy, congenital defects and hypoglycemia.
This book will be valuable to students, researchers and practitioners of protozoology, coccidian
biology, veterinary science and zoology.
is a human coccidian
parasite related to fecal transmission (Frenkel et al.