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MV. Júlia Pié Orpí - 2/06/2020

Coccidiosis in ruminants

The most frequent clinical signs are bloody or mucous diarrhea, depression and weakness, abdominal pain, dehydration, paleness of the mucous membranes, weight loss and, in severe cases, constipation and rectal prolapse. In subclinical infestations,...



Veterinaria Digital - 15/10/2019

Effect of optimizer pronutrients on experimentally infected birds with different species of coccidia

Coccidiosis is a parasitical disease caused by different species of Eimeria. These parasites reproduce inside of the enterocytes causing serious intestinal alterations. It is a widely spread disease that generates large economic losses worldwide....


Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 23/09/2019

Avian caecal coccidia by Eimeria tenella

Avian caecal coccidia by Eimeria tenella. Infests and destroys the caecal epithelium, produces 4 sporocysts with 2 sporozoites each and is transmitted directly or though intermediary carriers such as Alphitobius.


Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 24/06/2019

Hepatic coccidiosis in rabbits

Hepatic coccidiosis in rabbits is caused by an infestation by Eimeria stiedai protozoa. This parasite colonizes the bile ducts forming granulomas. It is necessary to make a differential diagnosis with intestinal coccidiosis (produced by Eimeria...



Technonews VD - 4/06/2019

Effect of an intestinal optimizer in laying hens

The trial was conducted in Romania beetwen 2017 and 2018 with Isa Brown laying hens, and was aimed at preventing coccidiosis and minimizing economic losses related to the disease through the use of an intestinal optimizer. An intestinal optimizer is a...


Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 23/04/2019

Soybean oil and Eimeria acervulina

Weather conditions during the cultivation of soy can facilitate fungal infestations and affect the gran and oil nutritional quality. The increase in the acidity of the oil used in poultry formulations causes intestinal irritation that, in many occasions,...

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