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Noun1.Eimeriidae - a family of protoctist in the order Coccidia
protoctist family - any of the families of Protoctista
Coccidia, order Coccidia - an order in the subclass Telosporidia
genus Eimeria - type genus of the family Eimeriidae; includes serious pathogens
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La coccidiosis es una enfermedad parasitaria causada por un protozoario cosmopolita de la familia Eimeriidae, genero Eimeria (18).
Three new species of Isospora Schneider, 1881 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the double-collared seed eater, Sporophila caerulescens (Passeriformes: Emberizidae), from Eastern Brazil, Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, v.100, p.151-154, 2005.
Entries are organized into chapters based on broader parasite taxonomy as well as host taxonomy, either at the level of chapters (as in the case of Eimeriidae), or within chapters (for most other groups of Conoidasida).
(Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), a parasite of native littleneck clams, Protothaca staminea, from British Columbia, Canada, with a taxonomic revision of the coccidian parasites of bivalves (Mollusca: Bivalvia).
(Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) in faeces of Indian peacocks, Pavo cristatus Linnaeus, 1758 (Galliformes: Phasianidae) from Egypt.
Entamoeba spp., unsporulated coccidian oocysts (Family Eimeriidae) and strongyle eggs were observed in possums trapped in urbanised environments and in bushland, in both males and females, and in subadults and adults.
Key words: Apicomplexa, Caryospora, coccidiosis, Eimeriidae, Middle East, prevalence, falcons, Falco species
Isospora belli is a protozoan parasite of the phylum Apicomplexa, class Sporozoa, subclass Coccidian and family Eimeriidae. The parasite invades the small intestine epithelium and completes its life cycle in the cytoplasm of the enterocyte.