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The occurrence of Eimeria marsica in the domestic sheep in England and Wales

  • C. C. Norton (a1) and Janet Catchpole (a1)

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Eimeria marsica Restani 1971 is re-described from oocysts recovered in pure culture from experimentally infected coccidia-free lambs. The ellipsoidal oocysts, which measure 19·1 × 13·1 μm, possess an inconspicuous micropylar cap. The prepatent period varies from 14–16 days. E. marsica is recorded for the first time from sheep in England.

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The occurrence of Eimeria marsica in the domestic sheep in England and Wales

  • C. C. Norton (a1) and Janet Catchpole (a1)

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