Breakthrough in fight against coccidiosis

Breakthrough in fight against coccidiosis

RESEARCHERS at the U.K.'s Royal Veterinary College (RVC), in a project funded by the Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council, are a step closer to finding a cost-effective vaccine for coccidiosis, an intestinal disease that can have devastating effects on poultry production.

Coccidiosis is caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Eimeria that are closely related to the parasites that cause malaria in people. The infection

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