Top tips to avoid neospora infections
Neospora caninum, as the name suggests, is primarily a parasite of dogs. In most cases infection is asymptomatic although, particularly in young animals, it can cause an ascending paralysis and encephalitis that is usually fatal. Even without symptoms, vast numbers of infective oocysts can be shed in the faeces.
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