genus Eimeria

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type genus of the family Eimeriidae

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Seven pathogenic species of genus Eimeria in poultry are E.
Coccidiosis is an important protozoal disease of genus Eimeria, leading to high mortality and poor growth rate in poultry production, causing huge economic and health losses of about three billions US dollars per year (Dalloul and Lillehoj, 2006).
Coccidia of the genus Eimeria infect the intestinal epithelia of chickens, turkeys, and some mammalian hosts.
marmotae and the coccidia microparasites of the genus Eimeria, indicating that, under increased host exploitation, tapeworms negatively affect coccidia reproductive rates.
The parasites of the genus Eimeria can be found in almost all vertebrates and some species are of high economical relevance as they can cause coccidiosis in livestock.
Coccidiosis is a disease caused by parasites of the genus Eimeria and Isospora belonging to the phylum Apicomplexa with a complex life cycle, affecting mainly the intestinal tract of many species of mammals and birds.
The topology of the tree (Figure 1) displays the distinct Cyclospora species as a monophyletic branch with phylogenetic proximity to the genus Eimeria. The proximity between these coccidian genera has been demonstrated (4,5); we included in the tree an additional SSU-rRNA sequence of E.
Herein we report the finding of a new species of the genus Eimeria (Apicomplexa).
Rabbits are mainly infected by monoxenous genus Eimeria although they could be infected by the coccidia including the genera Cryptosporidium, Besnoitia, Sarcocystis, Toxoplasma, and Eimeria (Pakandl, 2009).
A common and costly poultry disease, coccidiosis is caused by tiny, single-celled parasites that belong to the genus Eimeria. Infected birds spread disease by shedding oocysts, the egglike stage of the parasite.
Challenged infection of mixed species of genus Eimeria revealed significantly higher (Pless than 0.05) oocyst count in control group relative to groups administered with polysaccharide extracts of PO and PSC.
Sporulated oocysts of mixed species of genus Eimeria (local isolates), maintained in the Immunoparasitology Laboratory, UAF, were used in the present study.
Coccidiosis is caused by a protozoan parasite of genus Eimeria, commonly known as coccidia.
This organized and vibrant sector is adversely affected by the protozoan parasites of the genus Eimeria which causes Coccidiosis.
A major disease of chickens, coccidiosis is caused by intestinal parasites--single-celled protozoans in the genus Eimeria. Disease-affected birds are unable to absorb feed or gain weight, costing the poultry industry more than $600 million annually in the United States and $3 billion worldwide.