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Disease or Condition — Infections and Parasites:
intestinal coccidiosis

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Description

Coccidiosis is a parasitic disease caused by the protozoan parasites of the genus Eimeria. It is a common and potentially serious disease of the intestinal tract of many animals, including chickens, turkeys, cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs. Symptoms of coccidiosis can include diarrhea, weight loss, anemia, and dehydration. In severe cases, the disease can be fatal. Treatment of coccidiosis typically involves the use of antibiotics and other medications to kill the parasites and reduce the severity of symptoms.

Synonyms
  • coccidiosis
  • intestinal isosporiasis
  • intestinal isosporosis
  • isospora belli
  • isosporiasis
  • isosporosis
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