Preliminary evaluation of a qPCR for Toxplasma DNA in meat, an ELISA and agglutination test for anti-Toxoplasma antibodies in serum, and filter strips for field blood collection, using samples collected from northern wildlife between 2006 and 2010

Nunavik Research Center Manon Simard, Canadian Food Inspection Agency Alvin Gajadhar, University Of Guelph Andria Jones, Department Of Environment Brett Elkin, University Of Guelph Erica Pufall, Canadian Food Inspection Agency Lorry Forbes, DFO Ole Nielsen & University Of British Columbia Tanya Brown
The data set includes sample identification, species, collection location (described using one or more of the following: name of a prominent geographic feature, nearest community, latitude and longitude), date of collection, date of testing, age, sex, sample type, results. Protocols are described and consist of a qPCR to detect Toxoplasma DNA in meat, a multispecies ELISA using a protein A/G conjugate and a commercial agglutination test kit (MAT) - both to detect anti-Toxoplasma antibodies in...
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