Location: Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory
Project Number: 8042-32000-090-06-R
Project Type: Reimbursable
Start Date: Jul 1, 2010
End Date: Sep 30, 2014
To assess role of goat meat, milk, and cheese as risk factors for Toxoplasma infection in humans, and pregnant women in particular.
Meat from naturally infected goats will be surveyed for viable Toxoplasma. Goats will be experimentally infected and the excretion of viable Toxoplasma will be studied.