A sero-epidemiological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection in free-range and caged chickens in northeast China.

@article{Zhu2008ASS,
  title={A sero-epidemiological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection in free-range and caged chickens in northeast China.},
  author={Jibao Zhu and Jigang Yin and Yue Xiao and Ning Jiang and Johan Ankarlev and Johan Lindh and Qijun Chen},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2008},
  volume={158 4},
  pages={360-3}
}
Acquisition of Toxoplasma gondii infections is mainly through ingestion of parasite-contaminated food. T. gondii oocyst distribution in the living environment of human and livestock is directly linked to the prevalence of the parasite infection in humans and domestic animals. In this study, we investigated the sero-prevalence of T. gondii infection in free-range as well as caged chicken in northeast China. The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential prevalence of T. gondii… CONTINUE READING

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