Prevalence of antibody to Toxoplasma gondii in the moose (Alces alces americana Clinton) of Nova Scotia, Canada.

@article{Siepierski1990PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of antibody to Toxoplasma gondii in the moose (Alces alces americana Clinton) of Nova Scotia, Canada.},
  author={S J Siepierski and Charles Tanner and Juan A. Embil},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={1990},
  volume={76 1},
  pages={
          136-8
        }
}
The prevalence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii was investigated in the sera of 125 moose taken by hunters in 5 countries of Nova Scotia. Nineteen of these sera (15%) were positive by the indirect passive hemagglutination test, with titers above 1:64. This study adds further evidence to the prevalence of antibodies to T. gondii in the wildlife, extending this evidence to eastern Canada. The possibility that humans may acquire toxoplasmosis by ingesting undercooked infected meat from game… CONTINUE READING
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