Location: Animal Parasitic Diseases LaboratoryTitle: Book chapter, Coccidiosis in horses and other equids
|CHRISTIAN, BAUER - Institute Of Parasitology - Germany|
Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/1/2019
Publication Date: 11/27/2019
Citation: Christian, B., Dubey, J.P. 2019. Coccidiosis in horses and other equids. In: Dubey, J.P., editor. Coccidiosis in Livestock, Poultry, Companion Animals, and Humans. 1st Edition. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. p. 231-243.https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429294105.
Interpretive Summary: Coccidia are a group of single celled parasites. This group of protozoa include important genera: Eimeria, Cystoisospora, Cyclospora, Sarcocystis and Isospora that can cause serious illness in livestock, poultry, and humans and some species are zoonotic (parasites transmitted from animals to humans). In this chapter, the authors review history, the life cycle, biology, epidemiology, diagnosis and control of coccidiosis in horses. This review will be of interest to parasitologists, biologists, and veterinarians.
Technical Abstract: This is a review.