Toxoplasma gondii in animals used for human consumption.

@article{Tenter2009ToxoplasmaGI,
  title={Toxoplasma gondii in animals used for human consumption.},
  author={Astrid M. Tenter},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2009},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={
          364-9
        }
}
  • A. Tenter
  • Published 1 March 2009
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Food-borne toxoplasmosis in humans may result from exposure to different stages of Toxoplasma gondii, in particular from the ingestion of tissue cysts or tachyzoites contained in meat, primary offal (viscera) or meat-derived products of many different animals, or the ingestion of sporulated oocysts that are contained in the environment and may contaminate food and water. Although the potential for transmission of the parasite to humans via food has been known for several decades, it is not… Expand
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