sarcocyst

sarcocyst

 [sahr´ko-sist]
1. any member of the genus Sarcocystis.
2. a cylindrical cyst containing parasitic spores, found in the muscles of those infected with Sarcocystis.

sarcocyst

/sar·co·cyst/ (-sist)
1. a protozoan of the genus Sarcocystis.
2. a cylindrical cyst containing parasitic spores, found in muscles of those infected with Sarcocystis.

sarcocyst

(săr′kō-sĭst) [″ + kystis, bladder]
An elongated tubular body produced by Sarcocystis.

sarcocyst

any member of, or any cyst formed by, Sarcocystis spp.
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So far, studies of single cells Sarcocyst pollution, and its relation to age and sex of the animal, and confirm the presence of the parasite molecular analysis has been done, in the city of Boroujerd.
Scientists were unsure whether to classify the species as protozoa or as fungi because only the sarcocyst stage had been identified.
Sarcocyst formation can provoke eosinophilic myositis, as occurred in this outbreak.
merozoite and/or sarcocyst infection and were subjected to a digestion process to separate the parasite from the host mammalian tissue.
Transmission electron microscopy on sarcocyst tissue cyst walls from 2 birds was morphologically consistent with S calchasi.
It is speculated that avian species that evolved in the same environment as opossums are able to survive pulmonary schizogony with sarcocyst formation and are thus more resistant to fatal pulmonary disease.
Prevalence of Sarcocystic sarcocysts in nine-banded armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) from Florida.
Parasites found included tapeworms, coccidia, and sarcocysts.
Several cases were histologically confirmed by detection of intramuscular sarcocysts.