piroplasm


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piroplasm

(pĭr′ə-plăz′əm)
n.
Any of several parasitic protozoans of the order Piroplasmida, such as babesia, that infect red blood cells.

piroplasm

(pī′rō-plăzm)
A sporozoan protozoan of the subclass Piroplasia, such as the genus Babesia.
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Therefore, equines are supposed to play an important role in the epidemiology of camel piroplasmosis because they are usually found to be infected with the same piroplasms species [9, 10].
Perie, "Piroplasms of domestic animals in the Macedonia region of Greece 3.
The prevalence observed between 2000 and 2004 was 1.6%, compared with no detection of piroplasms between 1993 and 1999 [13].
Giemsa's-stained blood films contained Theileria piroplasms, including comma and signet-ring with diameter of 0.5-1.5 micrometer.
In an attempt to identify subclinical carriers of this piroplasm, blood samples from the reindeer's mother and another nonrelated calf from the herd were collected and tested by reverse line blot, but test results for both animals were negative.
The clinical findings like high temperature, enlarged pre-scapular lymph nodes and depressed haematological parameters coupled with detection of piroplasm in circulating erythrocytes confirmed acute theileriosis (Bhojne et al., 2010 and Naik et al., 2016).
The lymphocytes were having koch's blue bodies and piroplasm in RBC.
A new species of piroplasm found in the blood of British cattle.
A phylogenetic analysis clearly demonstrated that the piroplasms found in our study site belong to B.
Bovine piroplasms in Minorca (Balearic Islands, Spain): a comparison of PCR-based and light microscopy detection.
[12] CRIADO-FORNELIO, A., A review of nucleic-acid-based diagnostic tests for Babesia and Theileria, with emphasis on bovine piroplasms. Parasitol.