Submitted to: Infectious Diseases of Dogs and Cats
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/16/1997
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: Coccidia are protozoan parasites evolving simple fecal-oral (e.g. Isospora) or complex life cycles (e.g. Sarcocystis) with 2 or more hosts. In this chapter, life cycles, structure, clinical signs, treatment of Isospora, Hammondia, Sarcocystis, Besnoitia, Caryospora and other unclassified organisms affecting dogs and cats are discussed.