microparasite


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microparasite

(ˌmaɪkrəʊˈpærəˌsaɪt)
n
(Microbiology) any parasitic microorganism
microparasitic adj
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In vivo dynamics of the microparasite Perkinsus marinus during progression and regression of infections in eastern oysters.
[R.sub.0] describes the propensity for a parasite or microparasite to survive and be propagated.
[30] formulated the following epidemiological microparasite model:
This observation contributed to the understanding of the freshwater microparasite fauna, which may contribute to the development of fundamental guidelines for the prevention or control of diseases in fish farming operations.
This can be caused byenyzmes produced by a type of microparasite known as Kudoa.
Second, we test the hypotheses on the effect of helminth infection on microparasite infection intensity.
However, although malaria can behave sometimes as a microparasite and sometimes as a macroparasite [33], in the specific context of the proposed model, it can be considered as a microparasitic disease.
Increased virulence (usually modeled as a direct consequence of microparasite replication rate) is assumed to correlate with risk of host death, but also increased transmission stage production.
To our knowledge, at no time was any other microparasite present in our experimental cultures.
By comparing the patterns found in our study with data from another cross-sectional study, we demonstrate that B burgdorferi is a generalist microparasite and conclude that efficient cross-species transmission of B.
Maintenance of a microparasite infecting several host species: rabies in the Serengeti.
Assessment of the dynamics of microparasite infections in genetically homogeneous and heterogeneous populations using a stochastic epidemic model.