• 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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1996|
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