Identification of seven Eimeria species in Swedish domestic fowl.

  title={Identification of seven Eimeria species in Swedish domestic fowl.},
  author={Per Thebo and Anne Lund{\'e}n and Arvid Uggla and P Hooshmand-rad},
  journal={Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A},
  volume={27 6},
The aim of the study, conducted during the period 1992 to 1996, was to identify the Eimeria species present in Swedish chickens. All samples, including litter, faeces and guts from dead birds submitted for coccidial diagnosis, were obtained from farms where no live coccidiosis vaccines had ever been used. Identification of the different species was based on the criteria of oocyst morphology, location and characteristics of intestinal lesions, morphology of parasite endogenous stages, prepaient… CONTINUE READING

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