Risk factors for infection with Toxoplasma gondii for residents and workers on swine farms in Illinois.

@article{Weigel1999RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for infection with Toxoplasma gondii for residents and workers on swine farms in Illinois.},
  author={Ronald M. Weigel and Jitender Prakash Dubey and D. Dyer and Arthur M Siegel},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1999},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={793-8}
}
Risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection in workers and residents of swine farms were studied on 43 farms in Illinois. Blood samples were collected from 174 adults in 1993. The T. gondii seroprevalence was 31%. An interview was conducted with each participant, obtaining information on demographic characteristics and behaviors suspected to affect the risk of T. gondii infection. Factors associated with increased risk of T. gondii seropositivity were a higher number of seropositive cats… CONTINUE READING

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