Sarcocystis Species: Animals as Intermediate Hosts
Sarcocystis Species in Ruminants
Greek – sarx = meat, flesh; sporos = seed, cyst.
Species names are composed of names of intermediate and final host species (e.g., bovicanis – Latin: bos = cattle; canis = dog).
Worldwide, high prevalence rates (occasionally of 50 %) in animals on meadows.
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