Congenital infection of mice with Toxoplasma gondii induces minimal change in behavior and no change in neurotransmitter concentrations.

@article{Goodwin2012CongenitalIO,
  title={Congenital infection of mice with Toxoplasma gondii induces minimal change in behavior and no change in neurotransmitter concentrations.},
  author={David G Goodwin and Terry C Hrubec and Bradley G. Klein and Jeannine S. Strobl and Stephen Rakem Werre and Qian Han and Anne Marie Zajac and David S. Lindsay},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2012},
  volume={98 4},
  pages={706-12}
}
We examined the effect of maternal Toxoplasma gondii infection on behavior and the neurotransmitter concentrations of congenitally infected CD-1 mice at 4 and 8 wk of age when latent tissue cysts would be present in their brains. Because of sex-associated behavioral changes that develop during aging, infected female mice were compared with control females… CONTINUE READING