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Seroprevalence and Genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii in Wild Boars (Sus scrofa) from Southwestern Iran

Bahador Sarkari 1 , * , Kambiz Yaghoobi 2 , Majid Mansouri 2 , Qasem Asgari 2 and Samaneh Abdolahi Khabisi 3
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1 Basic Sciences in Infectious Diseases Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
2 Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran
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  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: January 01, 2017, 10 (1); e39516
  • Published Online: December 25, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: May 27, 2016
  • Revised: December 9, 2016
  • Accepted: December 18, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.39516

To Cite: Sarkari B, Yaghoobi K, Mansouri M, Asgari Q, Abdolahi Khabisi S. Seroprevalence and Genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii in Wild Boars (Sus scrofa) from Southwestern Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2017 ; 10(1):e39516. doi: 10.5812/jjm.39516.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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