Inquérito sorológico para toxoplasmose em equinos na região de Botucatu-SP
Título alternativoSerological survey of toxoplasmosis in horses from Botucatu region, SP
Data de publicação2010-04-01
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The frequency of anti-T.gondii IgG antibodies was evaluated and compared in 253 sera samples of equines by modified agglutination test (MAT) and indirect immunofluorescent antibody test (IFAT). Fifteen samples (5.9%) were positive by IFAT and 32 (12.6%) by MAT. Significant difference between the two methods was found when a cutoff titer of 16 was established. There was no correlation with breed, gender, and age of horses examined.