Eimeria tenella: Anticoccidial action of drugs in birds with surgically closed ceca

Abstract

Surgical ligation of chick ceca was used to study the role of absorption and extraintestinal transport in the action of anticoccidial drugs. The administration of drugs in the feed was started after ligation of one of the paired ceca. Birds were inoculated orally with oocysts ofEimeria tenella before cecal ligation or were given bilateral cecal injections… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00927392

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