Skunk Revealed as an EPM Intermediate Host

Researchers have discovered that the striped skunk can serve as an intermediate host in the laboratory for Sarcocystis neurona, the single-celled protozoan parasite that causes equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). The striped skunk's range of habitat encompasses much of the United States, Canada, and northern Mexico, so this discovery better explains the wide geographic

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