TITLE

Is Toxoplasma just spread by felines?

AUTHOR(S)
Buss, Jessica
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/15/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 20, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the role of cats in the spread of toxoplasmosis in sheep. Cats that can spread toxoplasma; Rate of toxoplasmosis abortion in sheep; Prevalence of toxoplasma in sheep.
ACCESSION #
8958260

 

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