[The rates of seropositivity and seroconversion of toxoplasma infection in pregnant women].

@article{Doan2012TheRO,
  title={[The rates of seropositivity and seroconversion of toxoplasma infection in pregnant women].},
  author={Keziban Doğan and Ayşe Kafkaslı and Ulk{\"u} Karaman and Metin Atambay and Leyla Karaoğlu and Cemil Colak},
  journal={Mikrobiyoloji bulteni},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={290-4}
}
Infections caused by Toxoplasma gondii are frequently asymptomatic in healthy adults, however they may be serious in pregnant women and immunocompromised patients. The aims of this study were to investigate the rates of seropositivity and seroconversion in pregnant women and newborn cord blood samples, and to evaluate those data in the view of relation to lifestyle and nutrition. A total of 312 pregnant women (mean age: 28.1 ± 5.2 years) who were admitted to and followed by gynecology clinics… CONTINUE READING