High prevalence of Sarcocystis calchasi sporocysts in European Accipiter hawks.

@article{Olias2011HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of Sarcocystis calchasi sporocysts in European Accipiter hawks.},
  author={Philipp Olias and Lena Olias and J{\"u}rgen Kr{\"u}cken and Michael Lierz and Achim D Gruber},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2011},
  volume={175 3-4},
  pages={
          230-6
        }
}
The emerging Sarcocystis calchasi induces a severe and lethal central nervous disease in its intermediate host, the domestic pigeon (Columba livia f. domestica). Experimental studies have identified the Northern goshawk (Accipiter g. gentilis) as final host. Phylogenetically closely related European sparrowhawks (Accipiter n. nisus) and wood pigeons (Columba palumbus) have been found to harbor genetically closely related Sarcocystis spp. However, data on the prevalence and potential… CONTINUE READING
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