Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Sarcocystis Species of Camels

  • Heinz MehlhornEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_5093
  • In camels the following Sarcocystis species have been described: S. cameli, S. camelicanis, S. aucheniae, and S. lamacanis in alpacas; S. tilopodi in guanacos.

Further Readings

  1. Wernery U et al (2014) Camelid infectious disorders. OIE WHO Protecting Animals, ParisGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany