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|Title:||Frequency Of Anti-toxoplasma Gondii Antibodies In Dogs With Clinical Signs Consistent With Toxoplasmosis|
|Title Alternative:||Frequência De Anticorpos Anti-toxoplasma Gondii Em Cães Com Sinais Clínicos Compatíveis Com Toxoplasmose|
|Abstract:||The aim of this study was to detect antibodies against T. gondii in dogs with clinical signs compatible with toxoplasmosis attended in a veterinary hospital. A serological survey was performed in 598 dogs from 1993 to 2013. The IgG antibodies survey against T. gondii was carried out by means of Indirect Fluorescence Antibodies Test (IFAT); samples with titers >16 were considered positive. Among the dogs with clinical signs, 259 (43,31%) were positive for T. gondii with titers varying between 16 to 4096; among the healthy animals, 79 (22.25%) were reagents. The most frequent signals were: neurological (30.43%) and uveitis (8.03%). Among variables race, gender, and age, only the last one affected the observed results with greater frequency f seropositive in elderly dogs. © 2016, Cienc. anim. bras., Goiânia. All rights reserved.|
|Editor:||Universidade Federal de Goias|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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