Transient nature of Toxoplasma gondii-induced behavioral changes in mice.

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Many parasites induce specific changes in host behavior that promote the transmission of their infective stages between hosts. Toxoplasmosis in rodents is known to be accompanied by specific behavioral changes (shift in activity level, learning capacity, and novelty discrimination) that can theoretically increase the chance of infected animals being eaten… (More)

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@article{Hrd2000TransientNO, title={Transient nature of Toxoplasma gondii-induced behavioral changes in mice.}, author={Step{\'a}nka Hrd{\'a} and Jan Vot{\'y}pka and Petr Kodym and Jaroslav Flegr}, journal={The Journal of parasitology}, year={2000}, volume={86 4}, pages={657-63} }