Occurrence of antibodies Anti-Toxoplasma gondii in dairy cattle in the North of Paraná - Brazil.

Elizabete Regina Marangoni Marana, Anne Christina Hiltel Venturini, Roberta Lemos Freire, Odilon Vidotto, Italmar Teodorico Navarro

Abstract


The objective of this study was to investigate the epidemiological and serological aspects of toxoplasmosis in 503 dairy cattle in Londrina (North of Paraná), from 17 herd in the State of Paraná. The serum samples were submitted to the indirect fluorescence antibody test, resulting in 48,51% of serum-positives (titre greater or equal to 1:64). According to these results, it should be necessary to know the main source of infection and ways of Toxoplasma gondii transmission in dairy cattle.

 


Keywords


Toxoplasma gondii; Toxoplasmosis; Dairy cattle; Epidemiology.



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5433/1679-0359.1995v16n1p40

Semina: Ciênc. Agrár.
Londrina - PR
E-ISSN 1679-0359
DOI: 10.5433/1679-0359
E-mail: semina.agrarias@uel.br
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