protozoal disease

protozoal disease

A disease produced by parasitic protozoa. Examples are amebic dysentery, sleeping sickness, and malaria.
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Canine hepatozoonosis is a protozoal disease caused by Hepatozoon canis that affects mainly domestic dogs.
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a protozoal disease that infects the reticuloendothelial system and can cause death, if left untreated.
Malaria is a protozoal disease transmitted by the bite of infected anopheles mosquitoes.
Trypanosomiasis is a protozoal disease of domestic and wild animals worldwide, caused by Trypanosoma Evansi, the camel is considered major target infected species from trypanosomiasis [1, 2].
It can occur after an infection by disease such as the feline immunodeficiency virus, feline leukemia virus, feline infectious peritonitis and the protozoal disease toxoplasmosis.
Malaria and other protozoal disease. In: Vinken PG, Bruyn GW, editors.
Coccidiosis is a common protozoal disease. Vaccination stimulates natural immunity resulting in lifetime protection.
Leishmaniasis is a protozoal disease caused by different species of the genus Leishmania, and it is transmitted by the bite of female phlebotomine insects of the genus Lutzomyia in the New World.
* Infectious - Viral disease, such as parvovirus and distemper; bacterial infections, such as leptospirosis and most tick diseases; fungal infections, such as blastomycosis and histoplasmosis; and protozoal disease, such as babesiosis and leishmaniasis.
Chief among these are ehrlichiosis, a lethal bacterial disease that severely compromises an animal's immune system and blood-clotting ability; babeosis, a protozoal disease that may result in severe anemia; and tick-borne encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain.