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Coccidia

 [kok-sid´e-ah]
a subclass of sporozoa commonly parasitic in epithelial cells of the intestinal tract, but also found in the liver and other organs; it includes two genera, Eimeria and Isospora.

coccidia

 [kok-sid´e-ah] (L.)
plural of coccidium.

Coc·cid·i·a

(kok-sid'ē-ă),
A subclass of important protozoa (class Sporozoea, phylum Apicomplexa) in which the mature trophozoites are small and typically intracellular; schizogony and sporogony can occur in the same host, in contrast to the gregarines (subclass Gregarinia of class Sporozoea), which have large extracellular trophozoites in various invertebrates and do not reproduce by schizogony.
Synonym(s): Coccidiasina
[Mod. L., fr. G. kokkos, berry]

coc·cid·i·a

(kok-sid'ē-ă),
Plural of coccidium.

Coccidia

/Coc·cid·ia/ (kok-sid´e-ah) a subclass of parasitic protozoa comprising the orders Agamococcidiida, Protococcidiida, and Eucoccidiida.

coccidia

/coc·cid·ia/ (kok-sid´e-ah) plural of coccidium.

Coccidia

a subclass of parasitic protozoa found in humans, other vertebrates, and some invertebrates. Among the species of coccidians pathogenic to humans is Cyclospora cayetanensis. See also coccidiosis.

Coc·cid·ia

(kok-sid'ē-ă)
A subclass of protozoa in which mature trophozoites are small and typically intracellular.
[Mod. L., fr. G. kokkos, berry]

Coccidia

a group of sporozoa in the family Eimeriidae commonly parasitic in epithelial cells of the intestinal tract, but also found in the liver and other organs; it includes three genera, eimeria, isospora and cystoisospora.

coccidia

plural of coccidium.
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Este estudio permitio identificar los parasitos gastrointestinales en aves silvestres en cautiverio, entre estos se observo la Coccidia como el parasito de mayor prevalencia con 93%.
American Robins are known to be infected by a large number of parasites including coccidia, trematodes, nematodes, cestodes, and acanthocephalans (Welte and Kirkpatrick 1986).
A principio del siglo XX, los unicos medios para combatir la coccidia era tratar con drogas a las aves afectadas; sin embargo, esto no fue muy economico y provoco grandes perdidas de aves y menores tasas de conversion alimenticia; este control quimico profilactico de la coccidiosis se inicio cuando se descubre la accion anticoccidial de las sulfas, procedimiento que se mantiene vigente con el uso de las drogas de diversas naturaleza (Calnek, 2000).
El genero Cryptosporidium pertenece a la clase Coccidia.
Screening of the specimens for Coccidia and Group A rotavirus: In addition to screening for Coccidia, the faecal samples were also screened for the presence of group A rotavirus by RNA-PAGE analysis (11) with certain modifications.
The specimens were previously tested, as part of the hospital routine procedures, for parasites using Lutz, Baermann-Moraes methods and modified Ziehl-Neelsen stain for detection of coccidia, and by culture isolation and automated VITEK identification method for bacteria.
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