histomoniasis

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Related to histomonosis: Blackhead disease, Histomonas meleagridis

his·to·mo·ni·a·sis

 (hĭs′tə-mə-nī′ə-sĭs)
n.

[New Latin Histomonas, genus of zooflagellates (histo- + Greek monas, monad; see monad) + -iasis.]
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A singe strain of Tetratrichomonas gallinarum causes fatal typhlohepatitis in redlegged partridges (Alectoris rufa) to be distinguished from histomonosis. Avian Pathology 43:473-480.
Experiments to produce cysts in cultures of Histomonas meleagridis the agent of histomonosis in poultry.
This report describes outbreaks of histomonosis, a severe disease caused by the protozoan parasite Histomonas meleagridis, which occurred over a period of 3 y on an organic farm in southern Germany.