ClinQuiz: Equine parasites, answer 1C

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Nov 01, 2009

1) C — Incorrect.

These are Anoplocephala perfoliatacestode eggs. Eimeria leuckartioocysts are distinct, dark-staining oval structures with a prominent micropyle. While E. leuckarti occurs commonly in horses, particularly foals, it is considered largely nonpathogenic. 4,5

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