sarcocystis arctica (apicomplexa: sarcocystidae): ultrastructural description and its new host record, the alaskan wolf (canis lupus).sarcocystis sarcocysts are common in muscles of herbivores but are rare in muscles of carnivores. here, we report sarcocysts in the muscles of a gray wolf (canis lupus) from alaska, usa, for the first time. sarcocysts extracted from the tongue of the wolf were up to 900 μm long and slender and appeared to have a relatively thin wall by light microscope. by transmission electron microscopy, the sarcocyst wall most closely resembled "type 9c," and had a wavy parasitophorous vacuolar membrane folde ...201627112760
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