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Research Project: INTEGRATED APPROACH TO THE DETECTION AND CONTROL OF FOODBORNE PARASITES AND THE IMPACT ON FOOD SAFETY

Location: Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory

Title: Toxoplasmosis in wild and domestic animals

Author
item Lindsay, David - Virginia-Maryland Regional College Of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM)
item Dubey, Jitender

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/1/2013
Publication Date: 1/5/2014
Citation: Lindsay, D.S., Dubey, J.P. 2013. Toxoplasmosis in wild and domestic animals. In: Weiss, L., Kim, K., editors. New York, NY: Elsevier. p. 193-215.

Interpretive Summary: Toxoplasmosis is a parastic disease caused by a single celled parasite, Toxoplasma gondii. Toxoplasma gondii is widely distributed in wild and domestic animals. The present chapter reviews toxoplasmosis in wild and domestic animals.

Technical Abstract: Toxoplasma gondii is widely distributed in wild and domestic animals. The present chapter reviews toxoplasmosis in wild and domestic animals. Coverage in wild animal species is limited to confirmed cases of toxoplasmosis, cases with parasite isolation, cases with parasite detection by PCR, and experimental infection studies.