Thus are occasioned grave attacks of coccidiosis, characterized by severe enteritis and diarrhoea, which may end fatally.
The Guinea pig, like the rabbit, suffers from scabies and coccidiosis.
Rabbit No. 335 seems to be an exception, but the post-mortem examination showed the presence of coccidiosis of the liver.
It is quite possible, therefore, that coccidiosis of the liver is an important factor in decreasing the resistance to caffein.
coccidiosis coc·cid·i·o·sis (kŏk-sĭd'ē-ō'sĭs)
An intestinal disease caused by a coccidium.