Excystation, as applied to the coccidia, is the process by which sporozoites are released from sporocysts and oocysts. Although this process has long been a subject of interest and study, there still remains considerable disagreement among investigators as to the mechanism by which the process occurs and the factors which are involved.
College and Department
Plant and Wildlife Sciences
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Bunch, Thomas David, "Comparative effects of carbon dioxide on coccidian oocysts from five different host species" (1969). Theses and Dissertations. 7646.
Metazoa; Parasites; Coccidian oocysts