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Toxoplasmosis Occurrence in Stray Cat Frombanyuwangi City, Indonesia

Aditya Yudhana and Ratih Novita Praja

PSDKU Banyuwangi, Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Airlangga University, Wijaya Kusuma Street 113, Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal July, 2019 : 96 (7) - pages 14 to 15
(Received: December, 2018, Accepted: March, 2019)


Stray cats are denitive host of Toxoplasma gondii and transmit toxoplasmosis disease among animals and human. The number of stray cats used in this study was 70 which were collected from the northern, southern, central, eastern and western areas to represent Banyuwangi City. The results showed that the percentage of toxoplasmosis prevalence was 37.15%.

Key Words: Indonesia, Stray Cats, Toxoplasmosis.

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