Accession Number:

ADA067320

Title:

Studies on Toxoplasmosis in Animals in Association with Man in Egypt.

Descriptive Note:

Semiannual progress rept. no. 13, 1 Jan-30 Jun 78,

Corporate Author:

AIN SHAMS UNIV CAIRO (EGYPT) FACULTY OF MEDICINE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

In this paper it was perdicted that the overall positively rate in Damietta Governorate among buffaloes and cows is 38.1. While at Alexandria Governorate regarding buffaloes, sheep and pigs examined the overall positively rate for toxoplasmosis reached 31.4. Also, the highest incidence of positivity is among pigs which totals 25 or 50. This is followed by sheep which totals 37 or 48.8, followed by cows which totals 36 or 34.3. The lowest incidence is among buffaloes which totals 82 or 28.8 i.e. the incidence in buffaloes is lower and at lower titre than in calves. Also in sheep. Although the incidence is higher in the local type than in the marino type, yet the latter showed a higher positive titre.

Subject Categories:

  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE