Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in cats in Georgia using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for IgM, IgG, and antigens.

@article{Lappin1989PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in cats in Georgia using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for IgM, IgG, and antigens.},
  author={Michael Lappin and Craig E. Greene and Annie K. Prestwood and D. L. Dawe and Alexander N Marks},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1989},
  volume={33 3-4},
  pages={
          225-30
        }
}
Serologic prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection was determined using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays detecting immunoglobulin M (IgM), immunoglobulin G (IgG), and circulating T. gondii antigens (Ag) in 81 healthy cats and 107 cats with clinical signs referable to toxoplasmosis. A higher prevalence of infection was detected using the three assays together in healthy cats, clinically ill cats, and combined healthy and clinically ill cats than when IgG class antibody detection alone was… CONTINUE READING