Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Sappinia Species

  • Heinz MehlhornEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_5094

The protozoans S. diploidea and S. pedata parasitize normally in horses. Rare cases are also found in humans.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany