Pathological Findings and Development of Eimeria tenella in Bursa Fabricius in Chicks

Authors: Günay ALÇIĞIR, Ayhan ATASEVER

Abstract: In this study, 198 two-day-old chicks were inoculated with sporulated E. tenella oocysts, and findings in b. Fabricius were examined. in addition to severe cecal and relative by milder extracecal gut lesions, mild pathological findings together with a few, partially degenerated second generation schisonts, and merasoids, together with gamets, oocysts were observed in 32 chicks (16.1%).

Keywords: Eimeria tenella, bursa fabricius, chicken