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Table 1

Oocyst morphological features for Eimeria spp. from Myanmar goats (characterisation according to Eckert et al. [10]).

Eimeria spp. Oocyst size mean (range) μm Characteristics
E. christenseni Height = 33.3 (30.5–35.6) Ellipsoid-ovoid, bi-layered & thick wall, with micropolar cap, broadly elongated, ovoid sporocyst
Width = 21.3 (18.1–25.9)
E. arloingi Height = 22.9 (21.2–23.0) Ellipsoid-ovoid, bi-layered & thick wall, with micropolar cap, elongated ovoid sporocyst
Width = 18.5 (17.2–20.1)
E. hirci Height = 20.03 (18.3–22.1) Roundish oval, bi-layered wall, with micropolar cap, slightly ovoid-round sporocyst
Width = 18.6 (16.1–21.3)