Coccidiosis in rabbits: a field study.

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During a survey 1052 faecal samples were examined in commercial and domestic rabbitries in Belgium. Nine different species of Eimeria were recognised. E magna, E media and E perforans were very common in both production methods. E flavescens, E intestinalis and E stiedai occurred more commonly in traditionally reared rabbits. E stiedai was not recorded in commercial rabbitries. E coecicola, E irresidua and E piriformis were less common. Oocyst output was suppressed in increasing efficacy by clopidol, sulphaquinoxaline/pyrimethamine (10:1), sulphadimidine and robenidine (P less than 0.01). T…

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