Isolation of Toxoplasma gondii from animals in Durango, Mexico.

  title={Isolation of Toxoplasma gondii from animals in Durango, Mexico.},
  author={Jitender Prakash Dubey and Gopal Viswanathan Velmurugan and Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel and Domingo Alvarado-Esquivel and S Rodr{\'i}guez-Pe{\~n}a and Silvestre Martinez-Garcia and Al Gonzalez-Herrera and Leandra Ribeiro Ferreira and Oliver Chun Hung Kwok and Chunlei Su},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  volume={95 2},
Little is known concerning the epidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in people and animals in rural Mexico. Serum samples and tissues from 150 dogs (Canis familaris), 150 cats (Felis catus), 65 opossums (Didelphis virginianus), 249 rats (Rattus spp.), 127 mice (Mus musculus), and 69 squirrels (Spermophilus variegatus) from the Durango area were evaluated for T. gondii infection. Using a modified agglutination test and a serum dilution of 1:25, antibodies to this parasite were found in 68… CONTINUE READING

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