Isospora


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Isospora

 [i-sos´po-rah]
a genus of sporozoan parasites (order Coccidia), found in birds, amphibians, reptiles, and various mammals, including humans; I. bel´li is the etiologic agent of coccidiosis in humans. The former species I. ho´minis has been reclassified as two species, Sarcocystis bovihominis and S. suihominis.

Isospora

(ī-sos'pō-ră),
A genus of coccidia (family Eimeriidae, class Sporozoea), with species parasitic chiefly in mammals; the ripe oocysts contain two sporocysts, each of which contains four sporozoites. This genus is now known to be closely related to Toxoplasma and Sarcocystis, with a similar sexual phase in the life cycle and a similar apical complex.
[iso- + G. sporos, seed]

I·sos·po·ra

(ī-sos'pŏr-ă)
A genus of coccidia chiefly parasitizing mammals.
[iso- + G. sporos, seed]
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This is particularly helpful for the presentation of coccidian parasites of carnivores, as many Isospora-like parasites in this group have been reassigned from the genus Isospora, within the Eimeriidae, to the genus Cystoisospora, within the family Sarcocystidae (Frenkel, 1977; Barta et al., 2005).
Point prevalence of Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, and Isospora infections in patients being evaluated for diarrhea.
1) were detected from the sable feces, but we could not confirmed which specific species they were Isospora, Eimeria, or other coccidian specie, based only on the shape.
(56.4%), Balantidium coli (40%) and Isospora suis (9.1%) by faecal examination in domestic pigs at Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
Mesleki olarak en buyuk risk olusturan barsak protozoonlari; Cryptosporidium, Isospora, Entamoeba histolytica ve Giardia intestinalis'tir (22).
Parasites of captive individuals included ascarids (Heterakis species and other morphotypes), capillarids, oxyurids, strongyles, a trematode, and protozoans (Eimeria species, Isospora species, Caryospora species, and Entamoeba species).
y Ascaridia spp.; asi como protozoarios Isospora spp., los cuales produjeron perdida de peso, debilidad, anorexia, plumaje erizado y problemas en sus ciclos reproductivos (Burbano, Acosta, Montano, & Martinez, 2003).
Infections of gastrointestinal tract with protozoa such as cryptosporidia, microspora, isospora belli, bacteria such as salmonella, shigella, campylobacter can lead to diarrhoea and pre-renal AKI.
Cystoisospora belli, previously called Isospora belli (C.