genus Eimeria

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type genus of the family Eimeriidae

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Herein we report the finding of a new species of the genus Eimeria (Apicomplexa).
The topology of the tree (Figure 1) displays the distinct Cyclospora species as a monophyletic branch with phylogenetic proximity to the genus Eimeria.
These parasites, which belong to the genus Eimeria, live and multiply in the intestinal tract and cause tissue damage that hinders the bird's ability to digest feed and absorb nutrients.
Coccidiosis of chicken is an enteric parasitic disease caused by multiple species of the protozoan parasites of genus Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eucoccidia: Eimeriidae) and is one of the commonest and economically most important diseases of poultry world-wide (Shirley et al.
One major disease of chickens--coccidiosis--is named after intestinal parasites collectively referred to as coccidia, which are tiny, single-celled protozoans within the genus Eimeria.