parasites of parasites

V depaul xyz at teleweb.at
Wed Feb 28 06:00:23 EST 2001


Apicomplexans live within the body cavities or cells of almost every kind of
animal, including other apicomplexans.

Francois Dreyer wrote:

> One such "case" I know of (although it is not my area of work) is found
> with the fish ectoparasites of the genus Lernae.  These parasites can be
> parasitized by sessile peritrichs and the ones I read about is the
> Epistylis.  To find out more on this specific topic (Epistylis) you might
> try and contact Prof Jo van As at the University of the Orange Free State,
> South Africa (VanAsJG at dre.nw.uovs.ac.za).
>
> I read the above in one of his student's Honnours Project in Aquatic
> Parasitology
>
> --
> Francois Dreyer
> Western Cape Provincial Veterinary Laboratory
> Stellenbosch, South Africa
> francoisd at wcape.agric.za
>
> Pro Tech <Ascaris75 at NS.hotmail.com> wrote in article
> <eQAk6.323$TW.2758 at tor-nn1.netcom.ca>...
> > Good question. Any answer would be difficult without standardizing on a
> > definition of parasite and that, in itself, is a very tough question.
> >
> > Regards
> > Terry
> >
> >
> > <brianrambo at my-deja.com> wrote in message
> > news:95dk9n$8un$1 at nnrp1.deja.com...
> > > Does anyone know of any parasites that act as a host to a parasite, or
> > > possibly a parasite that is particularly susceptible to a disease?  A
> > > coworker said he has heard of such but can not recall any details.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks...
> > >
> > >
> > > Brian
> > >
> > >
> > > Sent via Deja.com
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> > >
> > >
> >
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