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- Porco, Alice, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2015 v.8 no.1 pp. 166
- DNA; Toxoplasma gondii; antibodies; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; genotype; goats; heart; meat; meat juices; oocysts; parasites; pollution; public health; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; restriction fragment length polymorphism; risk; serology; sheep; slaughterhouses; swine; Caribbean; Saint Kitts and Nevis
- ... BACKGROUND: Toxoplasma gondii is a ubiquitous protozoan parasite capable of infecting all warm-blooded animals including livestock. In these animals, the parasite forms cysts in the tissues which may pose a risk to public health if infected meat is consumed undercooked or raw. The aim of this study was to determine the exposure of livestock to T. gondii in St. Kitts and Nevis. METHODS: Sera and/or ...
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