Eimeria macusaniensis infection in 15 llamas and 34 alpacas.

  title={Eimeria macusaniensis infection in 15 llamas and 34 alpacas.},
  author={Christopher K. Cebra and Beth A. Valentine and John W Schlipf and Robert J. Bildfell and Erica C. McKenzie and Laura H Waitt and Jerry R. Heidel and Barry J. Cooper and Christiane V L{\"o}hr and Karyn E. Bird and Montague N Saulez and Anna M Firshman},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={230 1},
CASE DESCRIPTION 15 llamas and 34 alpacas between 3 weeks and 18 years old with fecal oocysts or intestinal coccidial stages morphologically consistent with Eimeria macusaniensis were examined. Nineteen of the camelids were admitted dead, and 30 were admitted alive. Camelids admitted alive accounted for 5.5% of all camelid admissions during this period. CLINICAL FINDINGS Many severely affected camelids had signs of lethargy, weight loss, decreased appetite, and diarrhea. Camelids with… CONTINUE READING
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