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Record number 536148
Title Using serological monitoring, internet-based feedback and on-farm auditing to improve toxoplasma gondii control at dutch pig farms
Author(s) Oorburg, D.; Eppink, Dorien; Heijltjes, Janneke; Bouwknegt, Martijn; Urlings, Bert; Giessen, Joke van der; Krijger, Inge; Mul, Monique; Swanenburg, M.; Wisselink, H.J.
Source In: 12th International Symposium on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological,Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork - Proceedings Book, Foz doIguaçu, august 21-24, 2017. - Embrapa - p. 201 - 201.
Event 12th International Symposium on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork, Brazilië, 2017-08-21/2017-08-24
Department(s) LR - Veehouderij en omgeving
Farm Technology Group
CVI Bacteriology and Epidemiology
CVI Infection Biology
Publication type Abstract in scientific journal or proceedings
Publication year 2017
Abstract 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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