Coastal freshwater runoff is a risk factor for Toxoplasma gondii infection of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis).

  title={Coastal freshwater runoff is a risk factor for Toxoplasma gondii infection of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis).},
  author={M. A. Miller and I. Gardner and C. Kreuder and D. Paradies and K. Worcester and D. Jessup and E. Dodd and M. Harris and J. Ames and A. Packham and P. Conrad},
  journal={International journal for parasitology},
  volume={32 8},
  • M. A. Miller, I. Gardner, +8 authors P. Conrad
  • Published 2002
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal for parasitology
  • The association among anthropogenic environmental disturbance, pathogen pollution and the emergence of infectious diseases in wildlife has been postulated, but not always well supported by epidemiologic data. [...] Key Method To investigate the extent of exposure and factors contributing to the apparent emergence of T. gondii in southern sea otters, we compiled environmental, demographic and serological data from 223 live and dead sea otters examined between 1997 and 2001.Expand Abstract
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