Serological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection in free-ranging Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) from Sweden.

@article{RyserDegiorgis2006SerologicalSO,
  title={Serological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection in free-ranging Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) from Sweden.},
  author={Marie-Pierre Ryser-Degiorgis and E B Jakubek and Carl H{\aa}rd af Segerstad and Caroline Br{\"o}jer and Torsten M{\"o}rner and D{\'e}sir{\'e}e S Jansson and Anna Lund{\'e}n and Arvid Uggla},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={
          182-7
        }
}
To investigate the prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in free-ranging Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) in Sweden, serosanguinous fluids and feces were collected from 207 carcasses of lynx killed or found dead from 1996 to 1998. Sera were tested for antibodies against T. gondii by the direct agglutination test, and 156 (75.4%) of the sera tested positive at antibody titers>or=40. Antibody prevalence was significantly lower in lynx originating from the northern parts of Sweden than in lynx from… CONTINUE READING

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