sarcosporidiosis


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sarcocystosis

 [sahr″ko-sis-to´sis]
infection with protozoa of the genus Sarcocystis; in humans it is usually asymptomatic but may be manifested either by muscle cysts associated with myositis or myocarditis or by intestinal infection. It is usually transmitted by the eating of raw or undercooked beef or pork containing sporocysts of the parasites or by ingestion of sporocysts from the feces of an infected animal, usually in contaminated soil.

sarcosporidiosis

/sar·co·spo·rid·i·o·sis/ (sahr″ko-spor-id″e-o´sis) sarcocystosis.

sarcosporidiosis

(săr″kō-spō-rĭd″ē-ō′sĭs) [″ + ″ + osis, condition]
Infestation with organisms of the order Sarcosporidia or the condition produced by them.

sarcosporidiosis

the condition observed at meat inspection in which lesions caused by Sarcocystis spp. are observed. See also sarcocystosis.
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7) Pulmonary sarcosporidiosis is a superacute disease, and many animals do not show any clinical signs before sudden death.
Sarcosporidiosis was considered to be the cause of death of 38 of the 47 examined psittacine birds.
Old World psittacine birds were highly susceptible to the pulmonary form of sarcosporidiosis described in this report.
Therefore, prevention is the most important tool in the control of avian sarcosporidiosis, particularly involving Old World psittacine birds.
Sarcosporidiosis observed more frequently in hybrids of Mallards and American Black Ducks.
La sarcosporidiosis y trematodiasis son enfermedades parasitarias que afectan diferentes organos y tejidos, tales como musculo cardiaco, esqueletico y preestomagos, pudiendo aparecer en animales debilitados con infecciones cronicas como en la tripanosomiasis y leptospirosis, en casos de Desnutricion global Cronica o como hallazgos incidentales de necropsia, estas enfermedades han sido reportadas a nivel mundial [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16].
La sarcosporidiosis cardiaca y trematodiasis del rumen y reticulo son consistentes con los cambios observados y reportados en otros paises.
Las caracteristicas morfologicas de los parasitos descritos, su ubicacion anatomica y las lesiones descritas permiten establecer el diagnostico definitivo de sarcosporidiosis cardiaca y cotylophoriasis del rumen y reticulo.
Se concluye que la Sarcosporidiosis y Trematodiasis existen como entidades nosologicas en los animales reportados de la region bajo estudio.