Direct assessment of physical gut integrity by mucosal examination
Standard methods for diagnosing coccidiosis or assessing its clinical impact
may be potentially misleading, time-consuming and expensive. Direct
microscopical examination of the fresh intestinal mucosae of culled birds
facilitates an immediate, reliable clinical assessment and combines speed and
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Keywords: coccidiosis, health, gut integrity, eimeria,
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