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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 602803, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/602803
Research Article

Aspects of Toxoplasma Infection on the Reproductive System of Experimentally Infected Rams (Ovis Aries)

Department of Preventive Medicine, Animal Health Research Center (CPPAR), Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Via de acesso prof. Paulo Donatto Castellani, s/n CEP; 14884-900 Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil

Received 22 November 2008; Accepted 23 March 2009

Academic Editor: Takeshi Agatsuma

Copyright © 2009 Welber Daniel Zanetti Lopes et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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