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The differentiation of the species of the Libyostrongylus genus is only possible with the obtainment of the adult parasites in the ostriches proventriculus and gizzard. The present work confirms that(More)
The genus Libyostrongylus includes three species, L. douglassii, L. dentatus and L. magnus that occur as parasites in the proventriculus of Struthio camelus. We confirmed a mixed infection by L.(More)
Libyostrongylus is composed of 3 species, L. douglassii, L. dentatus, and L. magnus, which are differentiated based on the morphology of the adults worms. Of these, only the first 2 species have been(More)
Codiostomum struthionis is a nematode parasite of the ostrich caecum. Little is known about its pathology, being considered by many authors as a non-pathogenic parasite. Infections by C. struthionis(More)
Domestic production of ostrich in Brazil started in the beginning of the last decade, but its sanitary state has not been reported. Libyostrongylus sp. is an ostrich specific nematode whose(More)
The aim of this research was to determine the prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. in ostriches reared in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The diagnosis of oocysts of Cryptosporidium spp. in the feces of(More)
A new species of Coccidia (Protozoa: Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) isolated from emus, Dromaius novaehollandiae, which was observed in Brazil is described and named. Oocysts of Isospora dromaii n. sp. are(More)
Cryptosporidium sp. is an opportunistic protozoan parasite that may infect animals and humans, causing asymptomatic to severe intestinal infections, according to the immunological response of the(More)