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- Michael, SA; Howe, L; Chilvers, BL; Morel, PCH; Roe, WD
- New Zealand veterinary journal 2016 v.64 no.5 pp. 293-297
- Phocarctos hookeri, etc ; Toxoplasma gondii; Western blotting; adults; animals; antibodies; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; females; latex agglutination test; monitoring; parasites; population dynamics; reproductive success; seroprevalence; New Zealand; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... AIMS: To investigate the seroprevalence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii in New Zealand sea lions (Phocarctos hookeri), as a potential contributor to reproductive failure. METHODS: Archived sera were sourced from New Zealand sea lions from two recolonising mainland populations in the Otago Peninsula (n=15) and Stewart Island (n=12), as well as a declining population at Enderby Island (n=28) in t ...