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Toxoplasmosis in female high school students, pregnant women and ruminants in Cyprus

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BACKGROUND: The protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii is important to human and animal health worldwide. This is the first study of prevalence of infection with T. gondii and associated risk factors in human populations and small ruminants in Cyprus. METHODS: A random sample of 18 schools out of 46 participated: 1056 girls aged 16 to 18 years completed a questionnaire and were serologically tested for Toxoplasma between 2008 and 2011 (response rate 30%). In addition, infection with T. gondii l...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/trstmh/trw038

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St Johns College
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Journal website
Volume:
110
Issue:
6
Pages:
359-366
Publication date:
2016-06-05
Acceptance date:
2016-05-11
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Pubs id:
pubs:634277
URN:
uri:5c556f9b-adea-4ab4-b394-2a598e00eb5b
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5c556f9b-adea-4ab4-b394-2a598e00eb5b
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pubs:634277
Paper number:
6

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