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Molecular cloning and characterization of peroxiredoxin from Toxoplasma gondii.
A cDNA of 1.1 kb comprising the gene encoding the peroxiredoxin of Toxoplasma gondii (TgPrx) has been cloned. The open reading frame of 591 bp was translated into a protein of 196 amino acids with aExpand
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Western blot analysis of stray cat sera against Toxoplasma gondii and the diagnostic availability of monoclonal antibodies in sandwich-ELISA.
A total of 198 sera from stray cats was assayed against Toxoplasma gondii antigen by western blot. Out of 198 sera assayed, 26 sera (13.1%) showed typical blot patterns against T. gondii. WhenExpand
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Seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis in the residents of Cheju island, Korea.
This study was performed to evaluate the epidemiological status of toxoplasmosis among the residents of Cheju island. The sera of local students from 18 high schools (boys 2110, girls 2460) and thoseExpand
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Detection of IgG antibody against Neospora caninum in cattle in Korea.
A total of 492 cattle sera was screened by IgG-ELISA against Neospora caninum (Nc-1 strain and a Korean isolate, KBA-2) and Toxoplasma gondii. Out of 492, 113 sera (23.0%) reacted positively toExpand
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Protease activity and host cell binding of the 42-kDa rhoptry protein from Toxoplasma gondii after secretion.
Three proteases were identified in the excretory/secretory proteins (ESP) from Toxoplasma gondii by the gelatin acrylamide gel electrophoresis (GAGE), of which the molecular masses were 80, 70, andExpand
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Detection and characterization of excretory/secretory proteins from Toxoplasma gondii by monoclonal antibodies.
Excretory/secretory proteins (ESP) from Toxoplasma gondii were analyzed to define the function in the penetration process into host cells. Whole ESP obtained at 37 degrees C were composed of 15 bandsExpand
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Antibody reaction of human anti-Toxoplasma gondii positive and negative sera with Neospora caninum antigens.
Anti-Neospora caninum antibody was detected in anti-Toxoplasma gondii positive and negative human sera by ELISA, western blot and immunofluorescence assay (IFA). Twelve cases out of 172 (6.7%)Expand
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A survey of helminthic infections in the residents of rural areas near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
A total of 738 samples was collected to survey the helminthic infections of residents in two rural areas near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for 2 weeks from July 23 to August 2, 1998. Among 391 scotch-tapedExpand
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A toxoplasmic uveitis case of a 60-year-old male in Korea.
A toxoplasmic uveitis case was reported on the focus of impairment of pathological findings and serological antibody titers after chemotherapy. A chief complaint of a 60-year-old male was a decreasedExpand
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Pregnancy-related knowledge, risk perception, and reproductive decision making of women with epilepsy in Korea
PURPOSE To determine the influence of pregnancy-related knowledge and the risk perception on reproductive decision making in women with epilepsy. METHODS We enrolled women with epilepsy, who wereExpand
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