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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Neosporosis

Author
item Dubey, Jitender

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: June 14, 2004
Publication Date: July 6, 2005
Citation: Dubey, J.P. 2005. Neosporosis, in Kahn, C.M., eds. The Merck Veterinary Manual nineth edition, Publication Services, Merck and Co., White House Station, New Jersey, USA, 535 p.

Interpretive Summary: Infection by the single-celled parasite Neospora caninum causes abortion in livestock. A scientist from the Beltsville Agricultural Research Service reviewed information on neosporosis in animals. This review will be of interest to veterinarians and parasitologists.

Technical Abstract: Neospora caninum causes abortion in cattle and paralysis in dogs. In the present paper biology of N. caninum infections in animals is reviewed.

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