Cats and goat whey associated with Toxoplasma gondii infection in pigs.

  title={Cats and goat whey associated with Toxoplasma gondii infection in pigs.},
  author={Bastiaan G. Meerburg and Johan W. van Riel and Jan B.W.J. Cornelissen and Aize Kijlstra and Monique F. Mul},
  journal={Vector borne and zoonotic diseases},
  volume={6 3},
In organic livestock production systems, farm-management factors are thought to play an important role in the on-farm prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii. Serological results and the results of an HACCP analysis were combined to determine important risk factors for the prevalence of this protozoan parasite. Mathematical analysis demonstrated that feeding goat whey to pigs and the presence of a high number of cats were positively correlated to T. gondii seroprevalence in pigs. Not covering roughage… 

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