Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Wild Toque Macaques (Macaca sinica) at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

@inproceedings{Ekanayake2004SeroprevalenceOT,
  title={Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Wild Toque Macaques (Macaca sinica) at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka},
  author={Dilrukshi K. Ekanayake and R P V J Rajapakse and Jitender P. Dubey and Wolfgang P.J. Dittus},
  booktitle={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2004}
}
From a natural population that inhabits the dry evergreen forest at Polonnaruwa, serum samples of 170 toque macaques were examined for antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii by the modified agglutination test. Of these, 21 (12%) were found with titers of 1:16 in 9, 1: 32 in 9, 1:256 in 1, 1:1,024 in 1, and 1:4,096 in 1. There was no evidence of maternal transmission of antibodies or congenital toxoplasmosis. None of the infected macaques died within 1 yr after sampling. Toxoplasma gondii infection was… 
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