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Table 3 Prevalence of T. gondii based on the modified agglutination test (MAT) and the magnetic capture and real-time PCR technique in migratory geese harvested in Nunavik, Canada

From: Serological and molecular detection of Toxoplasma gondii in terrestrial and marine wildlife harvested for food in Nunavik, Canada

Species n Seroprevalence (95% CI) MC-PCR (95% CI)
[No. of positive/total no. analyzed]
Heart fluid Brain (B)a Heart (H)a H or Bb Liver Muscle Gizzard
Geese 156 11% (7–18%) 4%
(0–8%)
[9/41]
4%
(0–8%)
[9/41]
9%
(3–15%)
[13/41]
14%

[1/7]
31%

[4/13]
9%

[1/11]
  1. aPools were constituted of 5 individual brains or hearts and “n” is the number of pools
  2. bPCR-prevalence based on whether pools were positive on brain, heart or both