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Concentrations of neopterin, a product of activated macrophages, in serum from 662 apparently healthy individuals (ages 1 to 97 years, median 22 years) were measured by radioimmunoassay and the results statistically analyzed. Consistent with prior investigations on the urinary excretion of neopterin, we found no significant sex dependence, but values for(More)
Neopterin, a pyrazinopyrimidine compound, is a marker of activation of cell-mediated immunity. The prognostic value of pretherapeutically and of serially measured urinary neopterin levels in patients with ovarian cancer was assessed, in a blinded manner, by analysis of 658 urine specimens from 74 women. The specimens were collected during a 5-year period(More)
Randomly collected sera from 386 pregnant women attending obstetric and gynecology clinics at Kind Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, were examined for toxoplasma antibodies by five serological methods, i.e. latex agglutination test (LAT), two indirect hemagglutination tests (IHAT) (Carter-Wallace, USA and Ismunit, Italy), enzyme immunoassay(More)
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