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A survey was conducted to determine the occurrence of risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection amongst farmers in Thika District, Kenya. Interviews were conducted in a total of 385 households using a structured questionnaire. The water consumed at household level originated from taps (74.3%),...

Author(s)
Ogendi, E.; Maina, N.; Kagira, J.; Ngotho, M.; Mbugua, G.; Karanja, S.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2013, 84, 1, pp Art. #191
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Humans and farm animals from the same localities in Poland were screened for Cryptosporidium infections. Coprological examinations using Ziehl-Neelsen staining and enzyme immunoassay included 68 faecal specimens from calves, 16 from pigs, 86 from humans (76 from children, 4 from farmers and 6 from...

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Majewska, A. C.; Kasprzak, W.; Werner, A.; Kozakiewicz, B.
Citation
Acta Parasitologica, 1999, 44, 4, pp 211-214
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A serological survey for antibody activity against T. gondii in cattle, swine and goats was carried out in 4 Mexican states. A total of 1203 pig sera from Cuernavaca, Morelos abattoir, 490 cattle sera on 12 ranches from four municipalities and 707 goat sera from 9 farms were tested by the ELISA....

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Garcia-Vazquez, Z.; Rosario-Cruz, R.; Diaz-Garcia, G.; Hernandez-Baumgarten, O.
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Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1993, 17, 1/2, pp 127-132
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One hundred and thirty two cattle, 107 goats, 106 sheep, 122 pigs and 48 chicken blood samples were collected from large-scale and smallholder farms in Malaysia, and tested for toxoplasmosis by IHAT. Seventy of the 515 sera tested were seropositive for T. gondii at 1:64 screening dilution. The...

Author(s)
Rajamanickam, C.; Cheah, T. S.; Paramasvaran, S.
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Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1990, 22, 1, pp 61-62
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Serum samples from 991 cattle and 652 pigs were examined by the indirect immunofluorescent antibody test for antibodies to T. gondii; 9% of cattle and 33.4% of pigs were positive.

Author(s)
Passos, L. M. F.
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1984, 36, 4, pp 475-477
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Of 422 faecal samples (75 from calves, 317 from piglets and 30 from lambs) collected in Galicia, Spain, 10 from pigs and one from sheep were positive for Cryptosporidium.

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Ares, M. E.; Villacorta, I.; Bajo, M. T.; Pérez del Molino, M. L.; Balboa, M. J.
Citation
Revista Ibérica de Parasitología, 1988, 48, 3, pp 241-244
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Serum samples collected between 1978 and 1982 from 2539 cattle, 649 sheep, 123 goats, 413 pigs, 93 bison and 56 elk were tested by the Sabin-Feldman dye test or a modified agglutination test. Serum from cattle, bison and elk was treated with mercaptoethanol before the agglutination test. 13% of...

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Dubey, J. P.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1985, 186, 9, pp 969-970
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At the Poona abattoir the indirect haemagglutination test was positive in 16.6% of 54 cattle, 7.4% of 54 sheep, 34.4% of 58 goats and 26.6% of 45 pigs.

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Nene, S. S.; Joshi, B. N.; Patki, J.
Citation
International Journal of Zoonoses, 1986, 13, 3, pp 187-189
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This paper, received for publication in April 1985, reports the detection of cryptosporidial oocysts in faecal samples from 75 (32.6%) of 230 swine, 5 (4.2%) of 130 goats, 18 (12%) of 150 sheep and 8 (7.6%) of 105 cattle. Infection rates were higher in animals under 10 weeks old. Oocysts were...

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Ayeni, A. O.; Olubunmi, P. A.; Abe, J. O.
Citation
Tropical Veterinarian, 1985, 3, 1, pp 96-100
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In 1982 and 1983 serum samples from 600 sheep, 600 swine and 600 cattle, collected at 3 abattoirs in the north, middle and south of Sweden, were examined for antibodies to T. gondii by the indirect immunofluorescence test. Positive animals (titre ≥ 1:20) were found at the following rates from north ...

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Uggla, A.; Hjort, M.
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 1984, 25, 4, pp 567-576

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