Effect of Trypanosoma lewisi (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) on the infection of white rats with Toxoplasma gondii (Eucoccidia: Sarcocystidae) oocysts


Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Authors: Catarinella Arrea, Gabriela, Chinchilla Carmona, Misael, Guerrero Bermúdez, Olga Marta, Abrahams, Elizabeth
Format: artículo original
Status:Versión publicada
Publication Date:1998
Description:White rats were inoculated with 106 trypomastigotes of Trypanosoma lewisi, simultaneously or two days before and after inoculation with lOS oocysts of T. gondií. A greater number of cysts was found in the brain of the animals having concomitant inoculations, as compared with rats inoculated with either one of the two parasites. An apparent immunosuppressive effec! is Iikely. Since both orgartisms can be found in rats, ít is possible that infections with T. lewisi, could make this rodent another intermediate host for Toxoplasma infections
Country:Portal de Revistas UCR
Institution:Universidad de Costa Rica
Repositorio:Portal de Revistas UCR
OAI Identifier:oai:portal.ucr.ac.cr:article/20683
Online Access:https://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/rbt/article/view/20683
Access Level:acceso abierto