Eimeria species in wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Fars province, Iran.

@article{Razavi2010EimeriaSI,
  title={Eimeria species in wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Fars province, Iran.},
  author={Seyed Mostafa Razavi and Ahmad Oryan and Ehsan Rakhshandehroo and Ali Moshiri and Amir Mootabi Alavi},
  journal={Tropical biomedicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={470-5}
}
This investigation was accomplished during February to November 2008. A total of 71 wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) of about 5 to 12 months age were collected alive from different parts of Fars province, south of Iran. Faecal sampling was carried out directly from recti and the oocysts were isolated using sedimentation and floatation techniques and the sporulated oocyst were identified based on morphological and biological characteristics. All the rabbits were apparently healthy and showed… CONTINUE READING