Synonym(s): Coccidiosis eimeriosis
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
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