Zeitschrift für Parasitenkunde

, Volume 70, Issue 2, pp 271–274 | Cite as

Unidentified cyst-forming Sporozoon causing encephalomyelitis and myositis in dogs

  • I. Bjerkås
  • S. F. Mohn
  • J. Presthus
Short communications


Myositis Encephalomyelitis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Beech J, Dodd DC (1974) Toxoplasma-like encephalomyelitis in the horse. Vet Path 11:87–96Google Scholar
  2. Dubey JP (1977)Toxoplasma, Hammondia, Besnoitia, Sarcocystis and other tissue cyst-forming coccidia of man and animals. In: Kreier JP (ed) Parasitic Protozoa Vol. III. Academic Press, New York San Francisco London, pp 101–238Google Scholar
  3. Frenkel JK, Dubey JP (1975)Hammondia hammondi, gen. nov., sp.nov., from domestic cats, a new coccidian related toToxoplasma and Sarcocystis. Z Parasitenkd 46:3–12Google Scholar
  4. Hartley WJ, Blakemore WF (1974) An unidentified sporozoan encephalomyelitis in sheep. Vet Path 11:1–12Google Scholar
  5. Levine ND, Ivens V (1981) The coccidian parasites (Protozoa, Apicomplexa) of carnivores. Illinois Biological Monographs 51. University of Illinois Press. Urbana Chicago LondonGoogle Scholar
  6. Scholtyseck E (1973) Die Deutung von Endodyogenie und Schizogonie bei Coccidien und anderen Sporozoen. Z Parasitenkd 42:87–104Google Scholar
  7. Scholtyseck E (1979) Fine structure of parasitic protozoa. An atlas of micrographs, drawings and diagrams. Springer. Berlin Heidelberg New YorkGoogle Scholar
  8. Scholtyseck E, Mehlhorn H, Müller BEG (1973) Identifikation von Merozoiten der vier cystenbildenden Coccidien (Sarcocystis, Toxoplasma, Besnoitia, Frenkelia) auf Grund feinstructurellen Kriterien. Z Parasitenkd 42:185–206Google Scholar
  9. Sulzer AJ, Scholtyseck E, Callaway C, Smith MT, Huber TW (1977) Diagnosis of toxoplasmosis by electron microscopic finestructured analysis. Am J Clin Pathol 72:225–229Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Bjerkås
    • 1
  • S. F. Mohn
    • 2
  • J. Presthus
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyThe Norwegian College of Veterinary MedicineOsloNorway
  2. 2.National Veterinary InstituteOsloNorway
  3. 3.Department of obstetricsThe Norwegian College of Veterinary MedicineOsloNorway

Personalised recommendations