Genetic Divergence of Toxoplasma gondii Strains Associated with Ocular Toxoplasmosis, Brazil
Asis Khan*, Catherine Jordan*, Cristina Muccioli†, Adriana L. Vallochi‡, Luiz V. Rizzo‡, Rubens Belfort†, Ricardo W.A. Vitor§, Claudio Silveira¶, and L. David Sibley*
Author affiliations: *Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; †Paulista School of Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil; ‡University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; §Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; ¶Clinica Silveira, Erechim, Brazil
Figure 1. Location of samples obtained from Brazil. A) Samples were collected from Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (MG), Erechim City (ER), São Paulo (SP), Agronomica (AG), and Santa Vitttoria do Palmar (SV) (abbreviations as found in the Table). B) Clinical samples were collected from Erechim, the surrounding region (numbered as in the Table), and from 2 outbreaks in AG and SV.
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