Antibodies against some parasites of zoonotic importance in rodents caught in Port Said Governorate, A.R.E

Morsy, T.A.; Michael, S.A.; Musallam, R.A.

Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology 11(1): 147-156


Serum samples from 104 Rattus norvegicus trapped in Port Said Governorate, Egypt, were tested for toxoplasmosis, trichinelliasis and amoebiasis by indirect haemagglutination. 32 (30.8%) gave positive toxoplasmosis titres more than or equal to 1:64 and 8 (7.7%) gave positive amoebiasis titres more than or equal to 1:128. 15 (14.4%) gave positive trichinelliasis titres more than or equal to 1:64.