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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Description Of Pythonella Scleruri N. Sp. (apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) From A Brazilian Bird Rufous-breasted-leaftosser Sclerurus Scansor, 1835 (passeriformes: Furnariidae).
Author: Kawazoe, U
Gouvêa, H
Abstract: Coccidian oocysts containing 16 sporocysts with 4 sporozoites in each were observed in a faecal sample from Sclerurus scansor collected in the Itatiaia National Park, southeastern region of Brazil. The oocysts are characterized by ellipsoidal shape measuring 42.5 x 32.8 mm, with smooth, thick double-layered wall of a greenish-orange colour. An oocyst residuum of numerous scattered granules among the sporocysts in sporulated ones; 16 round sporocysts, averaging 10.5 x 10 mm each containing four elongated sporozoites; presence of residuum; absence of Stieda body. The presently described coccidian, recorded for the first time in birds, is a new species named P. scleruri.
Subject: Animals
Bird Diseases
Birds
Brazil
Coccidiosis
Eimeriida
Feces
Songbirds
Rights: aberto
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Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10224520
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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