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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Toxoplasma Gondii Oocysts in Aquatic Environments: Transport from Land to Sea

Location: Animal Parasitic Diseases

Project Number: 1245-32000-090-07
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2011
End Date: Sep 30, 2016

Objective:
To investigate sensitive methods for the detection of Toxoplasma in water.

Approach:
Different methods to detect Toxoplasma DNA and viable oocysts will be investigated using water samples intentionally contaminated with different numbers of oocysts.

Last Modified: 9/21/2014
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