In Romania, exposure to Toxoplasma gondii occurs twice as often in swine raised for familial consumption as in hunted wild boar, but occurs rarely, if ever, among fattening pigs raised in confinement

@article{Patiu2013InRE,
  title={In Romania, exposure to Toxoplasma gondii occurs twice as often in swine raised for familial consumption as in hunted wild boar, but occurs rarely, if ever, among fattening pigs raised in confinement},
  author={Anamaria Ioana Paştiu and Adriana Gy{\"o}rke and Radu Blaga and Viorica Mircean and Benjamin M Rosenthal and Vasile Cozma},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={112},
  pages={2403-2407}
}
A wide range of swine husbandry practices prevail in Romania: pork for human consumption is derived from hunting wild boar, from household rearing of small numbers of backyard pigs, and from indoor, industrial production of swine raised in confinement indoors. Romania thus represents an instructive place for evaluating the influence of animal management on the exposure risk of the zoonotic parasite, Toxoplasma gondii. The fact that many Romanians eat uncooked or undercooked pork, especially… CONTINUE READING

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