Leucocytozoon


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Leucocytozoon

a protozoan parasite of avian erythrocytes transmitted by the 'blackfly' Simulium spp. Infection causes the disease leucocytozoonosis.

Leucocytozoon andrewsi
see L. caulleryi (below).
Leucocytozoon bonasae
found in grouse and ptarmigan.
Leucocytozoon caulleryi (Leucocytozoon andrewsi)
found in chickens; causes leucocytozoonosis.
Leucocytozoon grusi
found in cranes.
Leucocytozoon mansoni
found in grouse.
Leucocytozoon marchouxi
found in doves and pigeons.
Leucocytozoon sabrazesi
found in fowl.
Leucocytozoon sakharoffi
found in crow and other wild birds.
Leucocytozoon schoutedeni
chickens only in east Africa.
Leucocytozoon simondi (Leucocytozoon anseris, Leucocytozoon anatis)
found in ducks and geese.
Leucocytozoon smithi
found in turkeys.
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Los hemoparasitos hallados en el estudio de los generos Haemoproteus, Plasmodium y Leucocytozoon los grupos mas frecuentes en el mundo (Matta y Rodriguez, 2001).
Leucocytozoon sp fue el hemoparasito de menor presentacion en este estudio (1.
Presencia de simulidos ornitofilicos en el Parque Nacional Natural (PNN) Chingaza: implicaciones en la transmision del hemoparasito Leucocytozoon sp.
Finalmente, en el caso de los hemoparasitos como Leucocytozoon spp, Haemoproteus spp y Plasmodium spp, estos no representan un riesgo para la salud de las aves en esta zona.
Leucocytozoon (probably fringillinarum) was detected in Dendroica discolor (Fig.
The microfilaries were not identified to the species level because only peripheral blood were collected, were the nematode adult is absent Conversely, Leucocytozoon was restricted to a North-American migrant bird (Dendroica discolor) and was not found in resident birds.
All blood smears were examined for five minutes (x 250, x 400 objectives) for the presence or absence of endoparasites of the genera Leucocytozoon, Trypanosoma, Microfilaria, Haemoproteus, and Plasmodium.
Leucocytozoon bonasae Clarke in Michigan sharp-tailed grouse.
Pathogenecity and epizootiology of avian haematozoa: Plasmodium, Leucocytozoon, and Haemoproteus.
An annotated checklist of the valid avian species of Haemoproteus, Leucocytozoon (Apicomplexa: Haemosporida) and Hepotozoon (Apicomplexa: Haemogregarinidae).
Leucocytozoon species are vector-borne intracellular hemic parasites of avian species and have been documented in more than 1000 species of birds in 98 families.
Leucocytozoon infection is common in wild birds and is also considered to be of low pathogenicity, although susceptible birds (eg, turkeys, young waterfowl) may develop hemolytic anemia, and occasionally death is seen in severely affected young raptors, as in this case.