Title

Coccidiosis in Large and Small Ruminants

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-1-2018

Abstract

© 2017 Elsevier Inc. Coccidiosis is an important parasitic disease of young ruminant livestock caused by the protozoan parasite of the genus Eimeria. Infection with Eimeria can lead to subclinical production losses and clinical disease. The most common clinical sign is diarrhea. Control of coccidiosis in cattle, sheep, and goats is based on sound management, the use of preventive medications, and treatment of clinical cases as necessary.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Veterinary Clinics of North America - Food Animal Practice

First Page

201

Last Page

208

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