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Description of Eimeriidae

Eucoccidia with a single host life cycle, a few facultatively using dormant cysts in a prey species in order to infect a new definitive host or to re-establish infections in the same host; Eimeria has the largest number of named species with over 1200; Isospora with 250 species and Caryospora with 55 species.


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