Ultrastructure of a Sarcocystis sp. infecting skinks of the genus Agama

@article{Sakran2000UltrastructureOA,
  title={Ultrastructure of a Sarcocystis sp. infecting skinks of the genus Agama},
  author={Thabet Farrag Sakran},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={86},
  pages={729-732}
}
Macroscopically visible sarcocysts were observed in the skeletal muscles of naturally infected skinks of the genus Agama (infection rate 11.3%). Sarcocysts were described by means of transmission electron microscopy. These cysts measured 0.03–0.25 × 0.38–1.7 mm (mean 0.12 × 1.1 mm). Typical mature cysts were bordered by a primary cyst wall that measured 2.4–5.3 μm (mean 3.9 μm) and was folded into a few nonbranched finger-like protrusions measuring 0.7–1.5 × 1.0–2.5 μm (mean 1.2 × 1.5 μm… CONTINUE READING