publication . Article . Report . 2015

Coccidia of gallinaceous meat birds in Brazil

Marcel Teixeira; Antônio Diego Brandão Melo; George Rego Albuquerque; Patrícia Tironi Rocha; Jomar Patrício Monteiro;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2015 Journal: Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária (issn: 1984-2961, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinaria
Abstract
Abstract: Coccidiosis is a disease that limits the production and marketing of gallinaceous birds in North America, especially quails, pheasants and chukar partridges. Virtually no research has been conducted in South America on the causative agents of diseases among these birds, including coccidia. The aim of this work was to make first observations on Eimeria spp. in the chukar partridge Alectoris chukar and the grey quail Coturnix coturnix, which are reared for meat in Brazil. Fecal and tissue samples were collected from commercial farms and were examined for oocysts, gross and microscopic lesions or endogenous stages. From this examination, it was found that...
Subjects
free text keywords: infecção, diagnóstico, oocisto, morfologia, Doença animal, Coccidiose, Animal diseases, Zygotes, Eimeria, infection, diagnosis, oocyst, morphology, Animal culture, SF1-1100, Coccidiosis, medicine.disease, medicine, Coccidia, biology.organism_classification, biology, Partridges, visual_art.art_subject, visual_art, Veterinary medicine, Quail, biology.animal, Coturnix coturnix, Feces, Alectoris
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