The prevalence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii was determined in blood and tissue exudates recovered from the spleens of 41 wolverines (Gulo gulo) collected in Nunavut, Canada, using a modified agglutination test (MAT). Antibodies to T. gondii were found in 17 (41.5%) of the 41 wolverines with MAT titers of 1:25 in 1, 1:50 in 4, 1:100 in 5, 1:200 in 6, and 1:400 in 1. This is the first report of antibodies to T. gondii in wolverines, and the results indicate that exposure is common.
Prevalence of Antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii in Wolverines From Nunavut, Canada
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Mason V. Reichard, Luigi Torretti, Jason M. Garvon, J. P. Dubey; Prevalence of Antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii in Wolverines From Nunavut, Canada. J Parasitol 1 June 2008; 94 (3): 764–765. doi: https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-1497.1
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