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

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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