Toxoplasma gondii infection and liver disease: a case-control study in a Northern Mexican population

@inproceedings{AlvaradoEsquivel2011ToxoplasmaGI,
  title={Toxoplasma gondii infection and liver disease: a case-control study in a Northern Mexican population},
  author={Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel and Jos{\'e} Luis Torres-Berumen and Sergio Estrada-Mart{\'i}nez and Oliver Liesenfeld and Miguel Francisco Mercado-Su{\'a}rez},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2011}
}
Infection with the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii may cause liver disease. However, the impact of the infection in patients suffering from liver disease is unknown. Therefore, through a case-control study design, 75 adult liver disease patients attending a public hospital in Durango City, Mexico, and 150 controls from the general population of the same region matched by gender, age, and residence were examined with enzyme-linked immunoassays for the presence of anti-Toxoplasma IgG and… CONTINUE READING
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