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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Comment

Year: 2020

Author(s): Bilic, I; Hess, M

Title: Interplay between Histomonas meleagridis and Bacteria: Mutualistic or Predator-Prey?

Source: Trends Parasitol. 2020; 36(3):232-235

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Bilic Ivana
Hess Michael

Vetmed Research Units
University Clinic for Poultry and Fish Medicine, Clinical Unit of Poultry Medicine

Histomonas meleagridis is an extracellular protozoan parasite and the aetiological agent of histomonosis, an important poultry disease whose impact is greatly accentuated by inaccessibility of any treatment. A special feature of the parasite is its intricate interplay with bacteria in vitro and in vivo, the focus of this article.

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