Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in wild kangaroos using an ELISA.

@article{Parameswaran2009SeroprevalenceOT,
  title={Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in wild kangaroos using an ELISA.},
  author={Narayanan Parameswaran and Ryan M. O'Handley and Michael E Grigg and S G Fenwick and R. L. Thompson},
  journal={Parasitology international},
  year={2009},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={
          161-5
        }
}
Infection with Toxoplasma gondii is a significant problem in Australian marsupials, and can lead to devastating disease and predispose animals to predation. T. gondii infection in kangaroos is also of public health significance due to the kangaroo meat trade. A moderate seroprevalence of T. gondii was observed in a study of western grey kangaroos located in the Perth metropolitan area in Western Australia. Of 219 kangaroos tested, 15.5% (95%CI: 10.7-20.3) were positive for T. gondii antibodies… CONTINUE READING

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