Oocyst Ingestion As An Important Transmission Route of Toxoplasma gondii In Brazilian Urban Children

@inproceedings{Dattoli2011OocystIA,
  title={Oocyst Ingestion As An Important Transmission Route of Toxoplasma gondii In Brazilian Urban Children},
  author={Vitor Camilo Cavalcante Dattoli and Rafael V. Veiga and Sergio Souza Cunha and Lain Pontes-de-carvalho and Maur{\'i}cio Lima Barreto and Neuza Maria Alc{\^a}ntara-Neves},
  booktitle={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2011}
}
Abstract Toxoplasmosis is a cosmopolitan protozoan infection. Data regarding risk factors for the post-natal acquisition of Toxoplasma gondii infection in childhood are limited. We conducted a serological survey for T. gondii IgG antibodies and associated risk factors in 1,217 children 4–11-yr-old from Salvador, Brazil, using a commercial ELISA kit; antibodies were found in 17.5% of the children. Age (OR  =  2.18; 95% CI: 1.50–3.17) and maternal schooling level (OR  =  0.62; 95% CI: 0.42–0.92… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 15 CITATIONS

Toxoplasma gondii

  • Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • 2018

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 19 REFERENCES

Presence of domesticated cats and visual impairment associated to Toxoplasma gondii serum positive children at an elementary school in Jataizinho, state of Paraná, Brazil.

  • Revista brasileira de parasitologia veterinaria = Brazilian journal of veterinary parasitology : Orgao Oficial do Colegio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinaria
  • 2008

Toxoplasma gondii infection in rural Guatemalan children.

  • The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
  • 2005

Toxoplasmosis - a waterborne zoonosis.

  • Veterinary parasitology
  • 2004
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS

Seroepide - miological study of toxoplasmosis in different sections of population of Union Territory of Chandigarh

N. ROUSSOS
  • The Journal of Communicable Diseases
  • 2002