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Coccidiosis

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Mike Taylor

Paul Wood

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Synonym(s): Coccidiosis eimeriosis


Coccidiosis

Coccidiosis is a disease caused by tiny protozoan parasites (mainly of the genus Eimeria), which develop and reproduce within the lining cells of the gut of a range of different hosts.

Calf diarrhea due to coccidiosis ©Peter Jackson

Introduction

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How is coccidiosis spread?

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What are the effects of coccidiosis?

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How do I confirm the presence of coccidiosis?

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What risk factors influence disease occurring?

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What steps should I take to prevent coccidiosis?

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What treatments are available?

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