Seroprevalence of T. gondii in sheep from Marrakech, Morocco.

  title={Seroprevalence of T. gondii in sheep from Marrakech, Morocco.},
  author={Philibert Sawadogo and Jamal Eddine Hafid and Bahrie Bellete and Roger Tran Manh Sung and M Chakdi and Pierre Flori and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Raberin and I Bent Hamouni and Ariel Chait and Anita Dalal},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={130 1-2},
Toxoplasma gondii is a ubiquitous intracellular protozoan parasite transmitted by food. Concerning this parasite, there are few studies done in Morocco. In this study, 261 sera from sheep intended for consumption in Marrakech were subjected to the Toxoplasma ELISA based serology test for the detection of anti-T. gondii specific IgG confirming a past infection. Of the total tested 72 (27.6%) sera were positive for IgG. This result shows that the seroprevalence approaches the world average and is… CONTINUE READING

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