By Dwight D. Bowman, Charles M. Hendrix, David S. Lindsay, Stephen C. Barr
Cornell Univ., Ithaca, big apple. deals an in-depth exam of tom cat parasites. subject matters mentioned contain parasite id, historical past, geographic distribution, pathogenesis, epizootiology, zoonosis if acceptable, analysis, remedy, keep an eye on, and prevention. Illustrated and referenced.
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Toxoplasma-like organisms. Electron micrograph of the Toxoplasma-like organism showing the many micronemes and rhoptries present in this organism. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Dave Peters) white matter and focal nonsuppurative meningitis including radiculoneuritis. Numerous protozoal tissue cysts were associated with the lesions. Three of the other 5 infected cats have had concurrent lymphoid disorders and may have been suffering from varying degrees of immunosuppression. The association of this parasite and the immune status of the host needs to be better defined.
Datus M. Hammond and hammondi after Dr. D. M. Hammond. Synonyms Toxoplasma hammondi (Frenkel, 1974) Levine 1977; Isospora hammondi (Frenkel and Dubey, 1975) Tadros and Laarman, 1976. Hammondia hammondi was also referred to as the CR-4 strain of Toxoplasma gondii isolated by Frenkel and Dubey (1975a, 1975b) and the WC1170 parasite of Wallace (1973). History The oocysts of this parasite are structurally indistinguishable from those of Toxoplasma gondii. In 1971, Drs. Frenkel and Dubey isolated oocysts that were structurally similar to Toxoplasma gondii from a feral cat from Iowa.
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Feline Clinical Parasitology by Dwight D. Bowman, Charles M. Hendrix, David S. Lindsay, Stephen C. Barr