volume 76, issue 2, P257 1990
DOI: 10.2307/3283027
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Abstract: The lungs of a grey squirrel infected with Hepatozoon griseisciuri contained, in addition to typical haemogregarine schizonts, small cysts, each of which contained a single cystozoite. The presence of these cysts, which resemble those recorded in Hepatozoon species in reptiles, suggests that they may be a common feature in all Hepatozoon species and that these parasites may be transmitted by predation as well as by ingestion of infected arthropod vectors.