Eimeria Magna: the effect of varying inoculum size on the course of infection in angora rabbits.

 T.K. Bhat, K.P. Jithendran


The effect of graded infection of Eimeria magna oocysts was studied in German Angora rabbits. A dose level of 2 x 104  sporulated oocysts was found to be satisfactory for getting a good oocyst yield and maintaining the general health of the host. Toe changas in the body weigflt, diarrhoea and mortality in the host indicated that this coccidial species was moderately pathogenic to Angora rabbits.

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