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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: The Scientific Basis for Prevention of Toxoplasma Gondii Infection: Studieson Cyst Survial, Risk Factors, Hygiene Measures

Author
item Dubey, Jitender

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: April 12, 1999
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: Ingestion of tissue cysts in uncooked, infected meat and oocysts in food or water contaminated with cat feces are the 2 major routes for transmission of T. gondii [7]. The survival of oocysts in the environment is covered by J.K. Frenkel in Chapter ____. This chapter covers formation, persistence, survival of tissue cysts in meat and the risk of acquiring T. gondii from ingesting infected meat.

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