Haemoproteus


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Haemoproteus

 

a genus of parasitic protozoans of the suborder Hemosporidia, order Coccidia. There are approximately 50 species, widely distributed. Asexual reproduction of Haemoproteus (schizogony) occurs in the endothelium of blood vessels (predominantly in the lungs) in birds and also in reptiles—lizards, tortoises, and snakes. Gametocytes enter the erythrocytes. The sexual process and sporogony occur in blood-sucking dipterous insects, which serve as the carriers of Haemoproteus and which, upon attacking vertebrate animals, infect them. Haemoproteus causes serious disease in chicks. No pathogenic effect is observed in adult fowl.

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A Plasmodium species infection was described in a Meyer parrot (Poicephalus meyeri) (11) and Haemoproteus species was reported from captive Cape parrots at the London Zoo in 1912 and 1916.
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Protozoa parasites were identified in these research study were consist of Haemoproteus colombae, Ttichomonas gallinae, Cryposporidium and Eimeria that resembling reported by they work on external and internal parasites of the pigeon from east of Iran.
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