Neosporosis as a cause of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis

Antoinette E. Marsh, Bradd C. Barr, John E Madigan, Jeffrey Lakritz, Robert Nordhausen, Patricia A Conrad

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• In addition to Sarcocystis neurona, Neospora organisms may be a causative agent of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis. • Closely related parasites, such as S neurona and Neospora sp, must be differentiated on the basis of immunoblot analysis. • Definitive diagnosis of the causative agent of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis only can be made by means of postmortem immunohistochemical examination for determination of protozoal parasites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1907-1913
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Issue number11
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996

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