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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Neosporosis

Author
item Dubey, Jitender

Submitted to: Merck Veterinary Manual
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: March 10, 1995
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: Neospora caninum is a recently discovered parasite of livestock and companion animals. It causes abortion and neonatal death in cattle, sheep, goats, and horses. Its life cycle and sources of infections are not known. There is no vaccine for neosporosis at the present.

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