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Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) is a cosmopolitan protozoan parasite that infects all warm-blooded species including humans. The definitive hosts of T. gondii are felid vertebrates including the domestic cat. Domestic cats shed oocysts for approximately two weeks in their feces after the primary...

Author(s)
Chi XinYu; Fang KeXin; Koster, L.; Christie, J.; Yao ChaoQun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2021, 8, 2,
AbstractFull Text

Toxoplasma gondii, a zoonotic protozoan that has a worldwide distribution, is known to infect many warm-blooded vertebrates. The feline species including domestic cats are the definitive hosts for Toxoplama gondii and shed the infective oocyst. There is lack of information on the prevalence of ...

Author(s)
Tan, L. P.; Megat, P. A. A. R.; Sharma, R. S. K.; Syed, S. S. H.; Watanabe, M.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Tropical Biomedicine, 2020, 37, 3, pp 542-550
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii is a protozoan parasite capable of infecting a large number of warm-blooded animals and causes serious health complications in immunocompromised patients. T. gondii infection of the feline small intestine is critical for the completion of the life cycle and transmission of T. ...

Author(s)
Meng YuMeng; Zhai BinTao; Elsheikha, H. M.; Xie ShiChen; Wang ZeXiang; Zhao Quan; Zhu XingQuan; He JunJun
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2020, 119, 11, pp 3649-3657
Abstract

Rodents comprise a major component of cat (Felis catus) diets in many ecosystems, and life cycle diagrams of Toxoplasma gondii typically depict small rodents as quintessential intermediate hosts. Counter-intuitively, small rodents often experience a lower T. gondii seroprevalence than do larger...

Author(s)
Taggart, P. L.; Caraguel, C. G. B.; McAllister, M. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2020, 288,
Abstract

Toxoplasmosis is a zoonotic disease caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Up to a third of the global human population is estimated to carry a T. gondii infection, which can result in severe complications in immunocompromised individuals and pregnant women. Humans and animals can become...

Author(s)
Roux, D. le; Djokic, V.; Morisse, S.; Chauvin, C.; Doré, V.; Lagrée, A. C.; Voisin, D.; Villain, Y.; Grasset-Chevillot, A.; Boursin, F.; Su ChunLei; Perrot, S.; Vallée, I.; Seche, E.; Blaga, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2020, 38, 6, pp 1457-1466
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii is a worldwide spread coccidian parasite which can cause serious illnesses mainly in immunosuppressed animals. Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) are important viral infections which can lead to clinical diseases...

Author(s)
Lukášová, R.; Bártová, E.; Sedlák, K.; Vodlan, Š.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2017, 67, 9, pp 696...700
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The study was conducted to determine the coinfections of Sporothrix sp. with Toxoplasma gondii, Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and to correlate these infections with risk factors and the outcome of sporotrichosis treatment in cats from an endemic area of...

Author(s)
Barros, R. S.; Menezes, R. C.; Pereira, S. A.; Figueiredo, F. B.; Oliveira, R. V. C. de; Nicolau, J. L.; Neves, L. B. das; Millar, P. R.; Kitada, A. A. B.; Amendoeira, M. R. R.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2015, 43, pp 1316
Abstract

This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii, Dirofilaria immitis, feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) infections among stray and pet cats in Lanzhou, northwest China, and to identify the influence of age, gender, and regions on...

Author(s)
Cong Wei; Meng QingFeng; Blaga, R.; Villena, I.; Zhu XingQuan; Qian AiDong
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2016, 115, 1, pp 217-223
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and the factors associated with infection by Toxoplasma gondii and demonstrate occurrences of coinfection with Neospora caninum, the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) in cats in the state of Bahia, Brazil. A...

Author(s)
Munhoz, A. D.; Hage, S. B.; Cruz, R. D. S.; Calazans, A. P. F.; Silva, F. L.; Albuquerque, G. R.; Lacerda, L. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2017, 8, pp 35-38
Abstract

This study aimed to verify the presence of hemoparasites and antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum in canines and cats in municipalities of the state of Roraima. Sixty-one samples from canine patients and 32 from feline patients attended by veterinary clinics in the state of...

Author(s)
Gomes, M. A. R. B.; Spiller, P. R.; Paiva, F. W. F. de; Ribeiro, T. M. P.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2019, 13, 4, pp 461-469

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