|Eimeria of cattle||medical dictionary|
Eimeria zuernii, the species most often associated with clinical cases of coccidiosis in calves and young adults; found in the caecum and lower bowel, and sometimes in the small intestine. Eimeria bovis, a species that occurs principally in the small intestine causes clinically recognizable disease; many less common species have been described.
Synonyms: coccidia of cattle.
(05 Mar 2000)
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