Using serological monitoring, internet-based feedback and on-farm auditing to improve Toxoplasma gondii control at Dutch pig farms

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2017-01-01
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Oorburg, Derk
Eppink, Dorien
Heijltjes, Janneke
Bouwknegt, Martijn
Urlings, Bert
van der Giessen, Joke
Krijger, Inge
Mul, Monique
Swanenburg, Manon
Wisselink, Henk
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Toxoplasma gondii is a relevant foodborne pathogen due to its human disease burden. In the Netherlands, pork is estimated to contribute to 11% of the meatborne T. gondii infections. The European Food Safety Authority advised to perform serological testing of pigs and on farm audits on risk factors for T. gondii infection.

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