Cross-transmission of Eimeria spp. (Protozoa, Apicomplexa) of rodents--a review.


A total of 169 cross-transmission attempts has been made with 44 (11.8%) of the 372 named species of Eimeria of rodents. Of these, 161 were rodent-to-rodent, 6 rodent-to-lagomorph, and 1 each rodent-to-carnivore and rodent-to-bird. None of the last three categories was successful. In the rodent-to-rodent combinations, 39 (80%) of the 49 attempts to transmit… (More)


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@article{Levine1988CrosstransmissionOE, title={Cross-transmission of Eimeria spp. (Protozoa, Apicomplexa) of rodents--a review.}, author={Nancy Levine and V R Ivens}, journal={The Journal of protozoology}, year={1988}, volume={35 3}, pages={434-7} }