Toxoplasma


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Toxoplasma

 [tok″so-plaz´mah]
a genus of sporozoans that are parasites of humans, other mammals, and some birds; it includes one species, T. gon´dii, that can be transmitted from an infected mother to an infant in utero or at birth. See also toxoplasmosis.

toxoplasma

(tŏk′sə-plăz′mə)
n.
Any of various parasitic protozoans of the genus Toxoplasma, including some that cause disease in birds and mammals.
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The study, published in the journal, 'Proceedings of the Royal Society B,' marked the first time a genetic link has been clearly established between the Toxoplasma strains in felid hosts and parasites causing fatal disease in marine wildlife.
Clindamycin has in vitro activity against Toxoplasma gondii, inhibitory effects in vivo at lower concentrations (6), and the ability to penetrate into CSF (7), suggesting that it is a promising alternative agent for TE treatment.
We, the authors of the article entitled "Detection of infection by Toxoplasma gondii through indirect hemagglutination and PCR in feral wild boar (Sus scrofa)", declare, for the intended purposes; that although, the project with the original data was not submitted for evaluation of the Ethics Committee of the Universidade Federal do Mato Grosso, we are aware of the content of the guidelines of the National Council for Control of Animal Experimentation--CONCEA <http://www.mct.gov.br/index.php/ content/view/310553.html> for studies with animals.
Es asi que el objetivo del presente estudio fue determinar la concordancia entre las pruebas de HAI y el ELISA para el diagnostico de Toxoplasma gondii en cerdos.
Humans and other animals usually become infected with Toxoplasma following ingestion of faeces from the infected cats, or via contaminated food.
The patients were in the age group of 18-40 years Anti- Toxoplasma, anti Rubella, anti HSV and anti- CMV IgM antibodies were assayed by an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) method using Calbiotech kits as per the manufacturer's instructions.
Risky business: linking Toxoplasma gondii infection and entrepreneurship behaviours across individuals and countries Stefanie K.
Development of both humoral and cellular immunity alters the course of toxoplasma infection and its clinical manifestations.
Positive control DNA (RH) of Toxoplasma was used to detect indigenous toxoplasma DNA.
Group VI was injected with 50 [mu]g of Toxoplasma Lysate Antigen (TLA) obtained from T.
IgG and IgM antibodies against Toxoplasma reported the following results: 0.2IU/mL (negative: <1.6IU/mL) and 0.18IU/mL (negative < 0.5IU/mL), respectively.