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Immunological control of Toxoplasma gondii and appropriate vaccine design

Alexander, J and Jebbari, H and Bluethmann, H and Satoskar, A and Roberts, C W (1996) Immunological control of Toxoplasma gondii and appropriate vaccine design. In: Toxoplasma gondii. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology . Springer, pp. 183-195. ISBN 9783642510168

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Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii, by all conceivable ecological and epidemiological measurements and analysis, has to be regarded as an extremely successful parasite. It has been found in high incidence in most warm blooded vertebrates and has a generally global distribution. Approximately 30% of the world’s human population is infected, although the prevelance varies markedly from country to country