Detection of oocyst-associated toxoplasmosis in swine from southern Chile.

Abstract

Pork has been traditionally considered an important source of human Toxoplasma gondii infection. Pigs, as other meat-producing animals, can become infected by the ingestion of oocysts that are shed in the environment by infected cats or by the consumption of cysts present in tissues of infected mammals, commonly small rodents. The objective of this study… (More)

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@article{MuozZanzi2012DetectionOO, title={Detection of oocyst-associated toxoplasmosis in swine from southern Chile.}, author={Claudia A. Mu{\~n}oz-Zanzi and Rafael Tamayo and Jos{\'e} Luis Garc{\'i}a Balboa and Dominic Hill}, journal={Zoonoses and public health}, year={2012}, volume={59 6}, pages={389-92} }