Evaluación de toxoplasma gondii en llamas hembras de dos comunidades campesinas de la región de Puno

Translated title of the contribution: Evaluation of toxoplasma gondii in female llamas from two peasant communities in Puno

M. Eugenio Loayza, Eva Consuelo Casas Astos, V. Amanda Chávez, S. Luis Coronado, Cecilia Venturini De Arana

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Abstract

The objective the study was to determine the seroprevalence of Toxopasma gondii in adult female llamas from two peasant communities from the province of Melgar, Puno. Blood samples were collected in 30 and 77 llamas from Huaycho and Huataywasi communities. Samples were analyzed by the indirect immunofluorescent test. The seroprevalence to T. gondii was 36.7% in Huaycho and 6.5% in Huataywasi. Both communities showed different conditions and management systems, which can explain the high differences in seroprevalence.

Translated title of the contributionEvaluation of toxoplasma gondii in female llamas from two peasant communities in Puno
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)239-243
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
Volume22
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

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