Toxoplasma gondii infection in workers occupationally exposed to unwashed raw fruits and vegetables: a case control seroprevalence study

@inproceedings{AlvaradoEsquivel2011ToxoplasmaGI,
  title={Toxoplasma gondii infection in workers occupationally exposed to unwashed raw fruits and vegetables: a case control seroprevalence study},
  author={Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel and Sergio Estrada-Mart{\'i}nez and Oliver Liesenfeld},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2011}
}
Through a case control seroprevalence study, we sought to determine the association of Toxoplasma gondii infection with occupational exposure to unwashed raw fruits and vegetables. Subjects, numbering 200, who worked growing or selling fruits and vegetables, and 400 control subjects matched by age, gender, and residence were examined by enzyme immunoassays for the presence of anti-Toxoplasma IgG and IgM antibodies. Socio-demographic, clinical, and behavioral characteristics from the study… CONTINUE READING
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