Encephalitozoonosis in rabbits

@article{Knzel2009EncephalitozoonosisIR,
  title={Encephalitozoonosis in rabbits},
  author={F. K{\"u}nzel and A. Joachim},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={106},
  pages={299-309}
}
Encephalitozoon cuniculi is an obligatory intracellular microsporidian parasite that can infect a wide range of mammals, including rodents, rabbits, horses, carnivores and humans, in which the organism is known as an opportunistic pathogen of immunocompromised individuals. Nevertheless, the main host for E. cuniculi is the rabbit and infections usually have a sub-clinical course. However, severe disease is recognised in pet rabbits more frequently within the last years. As the central nervous… Expand
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