Serological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic cats from northeastern Portugal.

@article{Lopes2008SerologicalSO,
  title={Serological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic cats from northeastern Portugal.},
  author={Ana Patr{\'i}cia Mateus Lopes and Lu{\'i}s Cardoso and Manuela Jorge Estevinho Rodrigues},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2008},
  volume={155 3-4},
  pages={
          184-9
        }
}
Cats are very important hosts in the epidemiological cycle of Toxoplasma gondii, a zoonotic protozoan parasite that can infect humans and many other animal species worldwide. We report a serological survey of antibodies to T. gondii in domestic cats from northeastern Portugal, by means of the modified agglutination test. Three cats had titres of 20 (3.9%), 18 had titres of 40 (23.7%) and 55 animals had titres of > or =800 (72.4%). Results of three seropositive kittens with less than 4 months… CONTINUE READING
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