Eimeria praecox

Eimeria praecox is one of the least pathogenic protozoan parasite that is a common intestinal parasite of chickens. E. praecox is specifically found in the chicken's duodenum and jejunum, where it causes watery intestinal contents, mucus and mucoid casts, and petechiae and white opacities in the upper small intestine.

Hosts

  • chickens

Associated Diseases