Toxoplasma gondii Infection in the United States, 1999–2000

  title={Toxoplasma gondii Infection in the United States, 1999–2000},
  author={Jeffrey L. Jones and Deanna M. Kruszon-Moran and Marianna Wilson},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
Infection with Toxoplasma gondii can lead to congenital and acquired disease, resulting in loss of vision and neurologic illness. We tested sera collected in the National Health and Examination Survey (NHANES) from 1999-2000 for T. gondii-specific immunoglobulin G antibodies and compared these results with results from sera obtained in the NHANES III survey (1988-1994). NHANES collects data on a nationally representative sample of the U.S. civilian population. Of 4,234 persons 12-49 years of… CONTINUE READING
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