Fine structure of the oocyst wall of Eimeria nieschulzi.

  title={Fine structure of the oocyst wall of Eimeria nieschulzi.},
  author={Alan A. Marchiondo and Donald W. Duszynski and Clarence A. Speer},
  journal={The Journal of protozoology},
  volume={25 4},
Oocysts of Eimeria nieschulzi from the laboratory rat, Rattus norvegicus, were studied by scanning and transmission electron microscopy. Oocysts had a rough outer wall with apparent random depressions. The oocyst wall is composed of 2 layers: an osmiophilic outer layer consisting of a rough external and smooth internal surface, and a relatively thick, electron-lucent inner layer. The outer layer is composed of a dense, coarsely granular matrix. The inner layer consists of homogenous fine… CONTINUE READING

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