Anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies among volunteer blood donors in eastern Saudi Arabia.

@article{Makki2010AntiToxoplasmaGA,
  title={Anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies among volunteer blood donors in eastern Saudi Arabia.},
  author={S. A. M. Makki and Ahmed H Abdel-Tawab},
  journal={Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={401-12}
}
A cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate the risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii in 100 volunteer blood donors at blood bank. Blood donors were interviewed about sociodemographic characteristics and risk factors toxoplasmosis. A required data were taken through a designed questionnaire. Five ml. venous blood samples were withdrawn by disposable sterile syringes to separate sera. Anti-Toxoplasma antibodies were evaluated by using ELISA. The results showed that 40 volunteers (40%) were… CONTINUE READING
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