The effect of congenital and adult-acquired Toxoplasma infections on activity and responsiveness to novel stimulation in mice.

@article{Hay1983TheEO,
  title={The effect of congenital and adult-acquired Toxoplasma infections on activity and responsiveness to novel stimulation in mice.},
  author={John Hay and Wendy M. Hutchison and Penelope Aitken and David I. Graham},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={1983},
  volume={77 5},
  pages={483-95}
}
Activity and responsiveness to novel stimulation were assessed in three groups of mice infected with Toxoplasma. One group was infected when adult; two groups were infected congenitally, one born to dams infected during gestation, the other to dams chronically infected prior to mating. Each mouse was tested in a box, the floor of which was marked off into 16 equal squares, and its activity was measured over ten minutes by counting the number of times the mouse entered each square. Infected mice… CONTINUE READING

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