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Toxoplasma gondii is an apicomplex protozoan that infects warm-blooded animals and can be considered a major parasite capable of infecting humans. Domestic chickens can be easily infected by protozoa, since they can ingest oocysts found in the soil and are considered good indicators of...

Author(s)
Camillo, G.; Machado, M. E. A.; Weber, A.; Cadore, G. C.; Menezes, F. R.; Pardini, L.; Sangioni, L. A.; Vogel, F. S. F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2018, 38, 7, pp 1351-1357
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum are two intracellular apicomplexan protozoa with worldwide distribution, and are responsible for reproductive disorders in sheep and cattle. These protozoa may infect a wide variety of domestic and wild animals, including birds, and backyard chickens can be...

Author(s)
Camillo, G.; Cadore, G. C.; Ferreira, M. S. T.; Braünig, P.; Maciel, J. F.; Pivoto, F. L.; Sangioni, L. A.; Vogel, F. S. F.
Publisher
FACTA - Fundação APINCO de Ciência e Tecnologia Avícolas, Campinas, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Poultry Science, 2015, 17, 2, pp 263-265
Abstract

Toxoplasmosis is one of the most common parasitic zoonoses throughout the world. Infection in man and animals varies in different geographical areas influenced by many environmental conditions. Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in cattle in Brazil ranges from 1.03 to 71%. A...

Author(s)
Albuquerque, G. R.; Munhoz, A. D.; Teixeira, M.; Flausino, W.; Medeiros, S. M. de; Lopes, C. W. G.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2011, 31, 4, pp 287-290
Abstract

The Toxoplasmatinae parasites Toxoplasma gondii, Neospora caninum and Hammondia spp. have carnivores as definitive hosts that shed the parasite oocysts in their feces. Birds that feed directly from the soil, such as chickens, are exposed to infection and may serve as indicators of the presence of...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, I. N.; Uzêda, R. S.; Lacerda, G. A.; Moreira, R. R. N.; Araújo, F. R.; Oliveira, R. H. M.; Corbellini, L. G.; Gondim, L. F. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 190, 1/2, pp 74-79
AbstractFull Text

With its over all theme on Animal hygiene and sustainable livestock production, this third volume presents papers submitted at the Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of the International Society for Animal Hygiene, held in Vienna, Austria, on 3-7 July 2011. The Congress aims at giving...

Author(s)
Köfer, J.; Schobesberger, H.
Publisher
Tribun EU, Brno, Czech Republic
Citation
Animal hygiene and sustainable livestock production. Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of the International Society for Animal Hygiene, Vienna, Austria, 3-7 July 2011, Volume 3, 2011, pp 1021-1451
AbstractFull Text

This document contains 170 abstracts of papers presented at the first National Veterinary Epidemiology meeting covering the epidemiology of infectious and non-infectious diseases of animals and man as well as techniques used in studying the epidemiology of these diseases. Focus is given on the...

Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2012, 40, Suppl. 2, pp S61-S145
Abstract

Toxoplasmosis is one of the more prevalent parasitic infections in human beings and animals, and its transmission has been usually attributed to the ingestion of undercooked or raw meat from infected livestock. The rate of infection in animals has great importance for the study of this protozoosis. ...

Author(s)
Millar, P. R.; Sobreiro, L. G.; Bonna, I. C. F.; Amendoeira, M. R. R.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciencias Agrárias (Londrina), 2008, 29, 3, pp 693-706
Abstract

Toxoplasmosis is one of the most prevalent parasitic infections of man and livestock, and its transmission has usually been attributed to the ingestion of undercooked or raw meat from infected livestock. Because of its public health significance, serum samples from cattle, goat, sheep and chicken...

Author(s)
Meireles, L. R.; Galisteo Júnior, A. J.; Andrade Júnior, H. F. de
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2003, 40, 1/6, pp 267-271
Abstract

In Amazonas State, Brazil, indirect haemagglutination tests on domestic and wild animals revealed antibodies to T. gondii in 29 of 32 cats, 13 of 19 dogs, 15 of 25 cattle, 7 of 17 hens, 6 of 15 ducks, 3 of 4 wild cats (Felis sp.), 21 of 33 marsupials (Didelphis marsupialis, Marmosa sp.), 31 of 49...

Author(s)
Ferraroni, J. J.; Almeida Marzochi, M. C. de
Citation
Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil, 1980, 75, 1/2, pp 99-109
Abstract

Serum samples from domestic and wild animals captured near Manaus, Brazil, were tested for antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii by indirect haemagglutination. Positive titres were obtained in 3 of 25 cattle, 3 of 17 chickens, 26 of 32 cats, 12 of 19 dogs, 4 of 15 ducks, 2 of 4 Felis pardalis, 18 of 33...

Author(s)
Ferraroni, J. J.; Reed, S. G.; Speer, C. A.
Citation
Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington, 1980, 47, 1, pp 148-150

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