An international team led by investigators in the UK and Saudi Arabia used genome sequencing to characterize apicomplexan protozoan pests in the Eimeria genus that cause a deleterious intestinal disease known as coccidiosis in domestic chickens. The researchers sequenced and annotated the genomes of seven coccidiosis-causing Eimeria species, uncovering genomic features behind the parasites' features and interactions with their hosts.

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