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Journal:   ZAHEDAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL SCIENCES (TABIB-E-SHARGH)   DECEMBER 2013 , Volume 15 , Number 12; Page(s) 32 To 35.
 
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Short Communication: Seroprevalence Of Toxoplasmosis Among Pregnant Women Referring To The Reference Laboratory Of Zahedan, Iran

 
 
Author(s):  Ebrahimzadeh Adel*, Mohammadi Saeid, Salimi Khorashad Alireza, Jamshidi Ali
 
* DEPARTMENT OF PARASITOLOGY AND MYCOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND TROPICAL MEDICINE RESEARCH CENTER, ZAHEDAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, ZAHEDAN, IRAN
 
Abstract: 
Background: Zahedan is a tropical region in southeast of Iran. Due to importance of congenital Toxoplasmosis and absence of study evidences in this field in Zahedan, this research was accomplished.Materials and Methods: 221 serum samples were collected from pregnant women referring to reference laboratory of Zahedan. The IgG and IgM antibody levels against were examined using ELISA method.Results: 30.8% cases out of all samples were IgG positive and in 1.4% cases IgG and IgM were both positive for toxoplasmosis.Conclusion: 69.2% of pregnant women were serologically negative against toxoplasmosis; therefore hygiene education to eliminate risk factors especially during pregnancy period seems to be imperative.
 
Keyword(s): TOXOPLASMOSIS, IGM ANTI-TOXOPLASMA, IGG ANTI-TOXOPLASMA, PREGNANCY RISK FACTORS
 
 
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EBRAHIMZADEH, A., & MOHAMMADI, S., & SALIMI KHORASHAD, A., & JAMSHIDI, A. (2013). SHORT COMMUNICATION: SEROPREVALENCE OF TOXOPLASMOSIS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN REFERRING TO THE REFERENCE LABORATORY OF ZAHEDAN, IRAN. ZAHEDAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL SCIENCES (TABIB-E-SHARGH), 15(12), 32-35. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=404170



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EBRAHIMZADEH ADEL, MOHAMMADI SAEID, SALIMI KHORASHAD ALIREZA, JAMSHIDI ALI. SHORT COMMUNICATION: SEROPREVALENCE OF TOXOPLASMOSIS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN REFERRING TO THE REFERENCE LABORATORY OF ZAHEDAN, IRAN. ZAHEDAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL SCIENCES (TABIB-E-SHARGH). 2013 [cited 2022August14];15(12):32-35. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=404170



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EBRAHIMZADEH, A., MOHAMMADI, S., SALIMI KHORASHAD, A., JAMSHIDI, A., 2013. SHORT COMMUNICATION: SEROPREVALENCE OF TOXOPLASMOSIS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN REFERRING TO THE REFERENCE LABORATORY OF ZAHEDAN, IRAN. ZAHEDAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL SCIENCES (TABIB-E-SHARGH), [online] 15(12), pp.32-35. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=404170.



 
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