Besnoitia besnoiti

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Besnoitia besnoiti
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
(unranked): Sar
(unranked): Alveolata
Phylum: Apicomplexa
Class: Conoidasida
Subclass: Coccidiasina
Order: Eucoccidiorida
Family: Sarcocystidae
Subfamily: Toxoplasmatinae
Genus: Besnoitia
Species: B. besnoiti
Binomial name
Besnoitia besnoiti

Besnoitia besnoiti is an important parasite that can afflict livestock.[1] In particular, cattle are vulnerable to B. besnoiti.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olias, P.; Schade, B.; Mehlhorn, H. (2011). "Molecular pathology, taxonomy and epidemiology of Besnoitia species (Protozoa: Sarcocystidae)". Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 11 (7): 1564–76. doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2011.08.006. PMID 21906696. 

Further reading[edit]

Alvarez-Garcia, G; Garcia-Lunar, P; Gutierrez-Exposito, D; Shkap, V; Ortega-Mora, LM (September 2014). "Dynamics of Besnoitia besnoiti infection in cattle". Parasitology. 141 (11): 1419–1435. doi:10.1017/S0031182014000729. PMID 24871877.