Detection of Toxoplasma gondii DNA in horse meat from supermarkets in France and performance evaluation of two serological tests.

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Aroussi , Abdelkrim; Vignoles , Philippe; Dalmay , François; Wimel , Laurence; Dardé , Marie-Laure; Mercier , Aurélien; Ajzenberg , Daniel;
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
  • Journal: Parasite,volume 22 (issn: 1776-1042, eissn: 1776-1042)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4374124, doi: 10.1051/parasite/2015014
  • Subject: [SDV.SPEE]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie | Research Article | RC109-216 | Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay | Modified agglutination test | Infectious and parasitic diseases | [ SDV.SPEE ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie | Horse meat | Magnetic-capture polymerase chain reaction | Toxoplasma gondii
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | parasitic diseases

International audience; In France, some cases of severe toxoplasmosis have been linked to the consumption of horse meat that had been imported from the American continent where atypical strains of Toxoplasma gondii are more common than in Europe. Many seroprevalence stu... View more
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