How S. Neurona Gets to the Horse's Central Nervous System

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Scientists have shown the protozoan parasite that causes equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) might enter the horse's central nervous system hidden in leukocytes (white blood cells) that cross the blood-brain barrier.

"Horses are considered accidental hosts for Sarcocystis neurona (the parasite), and they often develop severe neurological disease when infected with this

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