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Monday, April 11, 2011
Theileria is a genus of parasite found in cattle, sheep, and goats (and other similar animals) in tropical and subtropical regions. Though most of the species don't cause illness, a few wreak havoc on the cattle industry in the form of theileriosis. The parasites are spread by ticks. Read more about the various species of Theileria.