Research progress on surface antigen 1 (SAG1) of Toxoplasma gondii

  title={Research progress on surface antigen 1 (SAG1) of Toxoplasma gondii},
  author={Yanhua Wang and Hong Yin},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate intracellular parasitic protozoan that has a wide host range and causes a zoonotic parasitosis called toxoplasmosis. This infection causes significant morbidity, costs for care and loss of productivity and suffering. The most effective measures to minimize this parasite’s harm to patients are prompt diagnosis and treatment and preventing infection. A parasite surface antigen, SAG1, is considered an important antigen for the development of effective diagnostic… CONTINUE READING