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Table 1 Isolation of Toxoplasma gondii from black and brown rats and antibody titers by Modified Agglutination. Test (MAT), Fernando de Noronha Island, Brazil

From: Cat-rodent Toxoplasma gondii Type II-variant circulation and limited genetic diversity on the Island of Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

MAT titre No. of rodents No. bioassayed No. of isolates Mice bioassaya T. gondii isolate ID Rodent ID/species
     No. death/no. infected   
< 25 39 39 0 na na na
25 1 1 0 na na na
800 2 2 1 0/5 TgRatraBrFN1 R14/Rattus rattus
1,600 3 3 1 0/3 TgRatnoBrFN1 R38/Rattus norvegicus
6,400 1 1 1 0/3 TgRatnoBrFN2 R41/Rattus norvegicus
Total 46 46 3 0/11   
  1. Abbreviation: na not applicable
  2. aParasite numbers were not evaluated in the inoculums