Experimental transmission of Hepatozoon americanum to rodents.

  title={Experimental transmission of Hepatozoon americanum to rodents.},
  author={Eileen M. Johnson and Kelly E Allen and Melanie A. Breshears and Roger J. Panciera and S. E. Little and Sidney A Ewing},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={151 2-4},
Laboratory-raised cotton rats (Sigmodon hispidus), outbred white mice (Mus musculus), and C57BL/6J-Lystbg-J/J mice (M. musculus) that were administered approximately 50 sporulated oocysts of Hepatozoon americanum (AF176836) by gavage developed inflammatory lesions containing parasitic cystozoites in cardiac and skeletal muscle, kidney, and lung. Sprague… CONTINUE READING