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- Blaga, R., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2016 v.9 no.1 pp. 466
- Toxoplasma gondii; agglutination tests; antibodies; data collection; farm buildings; farm management; finishing; herds; hygiene; ingestion; large farms; livestock and meat industry; livestock breeding; oocysts; piglets; pork; protective effect; questionnaires; risk factors; seroprevalence; statistical models; suckling; toxoplasmosis; weaning; France
- ... BACKGROUND: Infection by Toxoplasma gondii postnatally can occur after ingestion of contaminated meat or water (tissue cysts/oocysts). In Europe, percentage of meat borne infections is estimated between 30 and 63 %, out of which pork makes the most important source. The aim of this study was to (i) investigate the seroprevalence of T. gondii in intensive pig farms from western France; and (ii) ide ...
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