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coccidian

 [kok-sid´e-an]
1. pertaining to Coccidia.
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coccidian

(kŏk-sĭd′ē-ən)
n.
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Cyclospora cayetanensis, a food- and waterborne coccidian parasite.
After confirming all goats had low GIN fecal egg counts (FEC, <50 eggs/g) and coccidian fecal oocyst counts (FOC, <50 eggs/g), goats were weighed for 2 consecutive days, stratified by BW and randomly assigned to each of 5 treatments: i) BG hay alone; ii) BG hay plus PEA hay; iii) BG hay plus LES hay; iv) BG hay plus MUC seed; and v) BG hay plus PAP seed.
Entamoeba spp., unsporulated coccidian oocysts (Family Eimeriidae) and strongyle eggs were observed in possums trapped in urbanised environments and in bushland, in both males and females, and in subadults and adults.
Isospora belli is a protozoan parasite of the phylum Apicomplexa, class Sporozoa, subclass Coccidian and family Eimeriidae.
Cryptosporidium and Cyclospora are coccidian protozoan parasites that are the causative agents of waterborne outbreaks worldwide with faecal oral route as the infection transmission.
In another study conducted by Bacha and Haftu, (2014), it was found that out of a total 184 positive samples for helminths, 57.97% were infested with single genera of gastro-intestinal nematodes and coccidian, which included: ostertagia (1.8%), oesophagostomum (1.3%), strongloid (2.6%), Trychostrongylus (3.6%), hemonchus (11.7%) and Bunostomum (4.4%).
Between August 2014 and August 2016, 94 (84 adult, 10 juvenile) round-tailed ground squirrels, Xerospermophilus tereticaudus (Helgen et al., 2009), were live-trapped on the grounds of Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona (33[degrees]39'N, 112[degrees]10'W) and their feces were examined for coccidian parasites.
[12.] Matjila PT and BL Penzhorn Occurrence and diversity of coccidian at three localities in South Africa.
Permanent staining techniques: [3] Specialized stain such as Kinyoun's acid-fast stain was performed for coccidian parasites.
Cyclospora cayetanensis is cyst-forming coccidian protozoan that causes a self-limiting diarrhea named cyclosporiasis, with symptoms range from watery, loose stool, weight loss, cramping, fatigue, vomiting, fever and nausea [2].