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Toxoplasma Gondii Oocysts in Aquatic Environments: Transport from Land to Sea

Investigators
Dubey, Jitender
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2011
End date
2014
Objective
To investigate sensitive methods for the detection of Toxoplasma in water.
More information
Approach: Different methods to detect Toxoplasma DNA and viable oocysts will be investigated using water samples intentionally contaminated with different numbers of oocysts.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
1265-32000-090-07
Categories
Food Safety Modernization Act
Bacterial Pathogens