A review of Sarcocystis of domestic animals and of other coccidia of cats and dogs.

@article{Dubey1976ARO,
  title={A review of Sarcocystis of domestic animals and of other coccidia of cats and dogs.},
  author={Jitender Prakash Dubey},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1976},
  volume={169 10},
  pages={1061-78}
}
The nomenclature, life cycles, and pathogenicity of Sarcocystis of domestic animals are reviewed. Sarcocystis had a 2-host life cycle, with carnivores as definitive hosts and herbivores as intermediate hosts. The following species are found in domestic animals (with the definitive hosts given in parentheses): 3 species in the ox: S cruzi (dog, wolf, coyote, raccoon, fox), S hirsuta (cat), S hominis (man, monkey); 2 species in the sheep: S ovicanis (dog), S tenella (cat); 3 species in the pig: S… CONTINUE READING

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