volume 76, issue 2, P201 1990
DOI: 10.2307/3283016
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Abstract: To study the effect of high temperature on infectivity of Toxoplasma gondii tissue cysts, pork from infected pigs was mixed with infected mouse brains and homogenized thoroughly. Twenty-gram samples of infected homogenized meat were sealed in plastic pouches, pressed to a uniform thickness of 2 mm, and subjected to water-bath temperatures of 49, 52, 55, 58, 61, 64, and 67 C for 0.01, 3, 6, 9, 12, 24, 48, and 96 min. Treated samples were digested in HCl-pepsin solution and bioassayed in mice. Toxoplasma gondii …

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