The Epidemiological Investigation of Trichinella Infection in Brown Rats (Rattus norvegicus) and Domestic Pigs in Croatia Suggests That Rats are not a Reservoir at the Farm Level

@inproceedings{Stojevi2004TheEI,
  title={The Epidemiological Investigation of Trichinella Infection in Brown Rats (Rattus norvegicus) and Domestic Pigs in Croatia Suggests That Rats are not a Reservoir at the Farm Level},
  author={Dagny Stoj{\vc}evi{\'c} and Tatjana Živi{\vc}njak and Albert Marinculi{\'c} and Gianluca Marucci and Gaspar Andelko and Mate Brstilo and Lucic Pavo and E Pozio},
  booktitle={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2004}
}
Whether the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) is a reservoir of Trichinella spp. infection or merely an accidental host, which may be vector of Trichinella spp., continues to be debated. We estimated the prevalence of Trichinella sp. infection in brown rat populations and in domestic pigs in 2 villages in Croatia, where Trichinella sp. infection in pigs has been endemic in the past 10 yr. Trichinella spiralis larvae, identified by a multiplex polymerase chain reaction analyses, were the only… 
The Epidemiological Investigation of Trichinella Infection in Brown Rats (Rattus norvegicus) and Domestic Pigs in Croatia Suggests That Rats are not a Reservoir at the Farm Level
TLDR
The finding that no infected rat was found on farms with T. spiralis-negative pigs suggests that, in the investigated area, the brown rat is not a reservoir but only a victim of improper pig slaughtering.
Study of Trichinella Spp in Rodents that Live Near Pig Farms in an Endemic Region of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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The presence of Trichinella infection in rodents which inhabit pig farms from General La Madrid, Buenos Aires, Argentina is studied to deal with the role of rats in the life cycle of TrICHinella spp.
Antibody response against Trichinella spiralis in experimentally infected rats is dose dependent
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Serologic tests are a useful tool to survey T. spiralis in wild rats based on these low infection doses, and an infection dose-dependent antibody response was developed in rats after infection with as low as 10 ML up to a level of 10 000 ML.
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Results of the study suggest that T. spiralis, typically transmitted in the peridomestic rat–pig–human cycle in the US, was not maintained in scavenging mammals in the absence of infected pigs.
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