Experimental infection of bovines with oocysts of Toxoplasma gondii.

  title={Experimental infection of bovines with oocysts of Toxoplasma gondii.},
  author={Anthony J Costa and Fausto G. Araujo and Jose' Costa and Jos{\'e} Wellington de Oliveira Lima and Erika Morgana Felix do Nascimento},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  volume={63 2},
Calves aged 3 months were readily infected with oocysts and cysts of Toxoplasma gondii administered by oral route. Fever, respiratory distress, nasal discharge and hyperemia of the conjunctivas were the most significant clinical signs noted in the infected animals. Parasitemia was demonstrated in all infected calves. It occurred on different days and up to 62 days after the infection. Toxoplasma was demonstrated in tissues of all infected calves, and the organ most frequently parasitized was… CONTINUE READING
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