Persistent Low Toxoplasma IgG Avidity Is Common in Pregnancy: Experience from Antenatal Testing in Norway.

Abstract

The parasite Toxoplasma gondii might harm the fetus if a woman is infected during pregnancy. IgG seroconversion and significant increase in IgG antibody amount in pregnancy indicates maternal infection. Presence of toxoplasma immunoglobulin M (IgM), immunoglobulin G (IgG) and low IgG avidity in a single serum sample indicates possible maternal infection… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145519

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@article{Findal2015PersistentLT, title={Persistent Low Toxoplasma IgG Avidity Is Common in Pregnancy: Experience from Antenatal Testing in Norway.}, author={Gry Findal and Babill Stray-Pedersen and Ellen K Holter and Tone Berge and P{\aa}l Arne Jenum}, journal={PloS one}, year={2015}, volume={10 12}, pages={e0145519} }