Transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in an urban population of domestic cats (Felis catus).

@article{Afonso2006TransmissionOT,
  title={Transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in an urban population of domestic cats (Felis catus).},
  author={Eve Afonso and Philippe Thulliez and Emmanuelle Gilot-Fromont},
  journal={International journal for parasitology},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 13},
  pages={
          1373-82
        }
}
Toxoplasma gondii is a protozoan parasite that infects humans and animal species worldwide. The relative importance of each potential transmission route in the complex life cycle of this coccidia is largely unknown, due to the lack of studies taking into account all routes simultaneously. In this study, we analyzed the transmission of T. gondii in an urban population of stray cats captured between 1993 and 2004. Analyzing prevalence, our aim was to determine which factors influence transmission… CONTINUE READING
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