Species of the Family Eimeriidae (Coccidia, Apicomplexa) Parasitic in Cattle at Dairy Farms in Kyiv and Zhytomyr Regions of Ukraine

Slobodian, R. O., Kychyliuk, Yu. V., Soroka, N. M.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/vzoo-2017-0021


The results of identification of Eimeria spp. oocysts based on fecal examination of cattle of the fi rst year of life from 7 farms of Zhytomyr and Kyiv regions of Ukraine are presented in article. Nine species of Eimeria, namely, Eimeria zuernii (Rivolta, 1878) Martin, 1909; E. bovis (Zublin, 1908) Fiebiger, 1912; E. ellipsoidalis Becker and Frye, 1929; E. bukidnonensis Tubangui, 1931; . cylindrica Wilson, 1931; ┼. ˝anadensis Bruce, 1921; ┼. Óuburnensis Christensen and Porter, 1939; ┼. brasiliensis Torres and Ramos, 1939; ┼. wyomingensis Huizinga and Winger, 1942 were identified. Species of ┼. ˝anadensis, ┼. Óuburnensis, ┼. brasiliensis and ┼. wyomingensis were found in calves for the first time in Ukraine.