Seroepidemiology of Infection with Toxoplasma gondii in General Population in a Central Mexican City

  • José Manuel SALAS-PACHECO Institute for Scientific Research “Dr. Roberto Rivera-Damm”, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
  • Angel Antonio VÉRTIZ-HERNÁNDEZ Coordinación Académica Regional Altiplano de la Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
  • Ada Agustina SANDOVAL-CARRILLO Institute for Scientific Research “Dr. Roberto Rivera-Damm”, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
  • Azahel de Jesús RANGEL-LÓPEZ Coordinación Académica Regional Altiplano de la Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
  • Elizabeth Irasema ANTUNA-SALCIDO nstitute for Scientific Research “Dr. Roberto Rivera-Damm”, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
  • Sergio Manuel SALAS-PACHECO Institute for Scientific Research “Dr. Roberto Rivera-Damm”, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
  • Luis Francisco SÁNCHEZ-ANGUIANO Institute for Scientific Research “Dr. Roberto Rivera-Damm”, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
  • Edna Madai MÉNDEZ-HERNÁNDEZ Institute for Scientific Research “Dr. Roberto Rivera-Damm”, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
  • Jesús HERNÁNDEZ-TINOCO Biomedical Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
  • Francisco Xavier CASTELLANOS-JUÁREZ Institute for Scientific Research “Dr. Roberto Rivera-Damm”, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
  • Osmel LA LLAVE-LEÓN Institute for Scientific Research “Dr. Roberto Rivera-Damm”, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
  • Cosme ALVARADO-ESQUIVEL Biomedical Research Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine and Nutrition, Juárez University of Durango State, Durango, Mexico
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Published
2020-03-11
How to Cite
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SALAS-PACHECO JM, VÉRTIZ-HERNÁNDEZ AA, SANDOVAL-CARRILLO AA, RANGEL-LÓPEZ A de J, ANTUNA-SALCIDO EI, SALAS-PACHECO SM, SÁNCHEZ-ANGUIANO LF, MÉNDEZ-HERNÁNDEZ EM, HERNÁNDEZ-TINOCO J, CASTELLANOS-JUÁREZ FX, LA LLAVE-LEÓN O, ALVARADO-ESQUIVEL C. Seroepidemiology of Infection with Toxoplasma gondii in General Population in a Central Mexican City. Iran J Parasitol. 15(1):153-154.
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