Prevalence of toxoplasma antibodies in blood donors and pregnant women in Khon Kaen Province.

@article{Maleewong1989PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of toxoplasma antibodies in blood donors and pregnant women in Khon Kaen Province.},
  author={Wanchai Maleewong and Viraphong Lulitanond and Vichit Pipitgool and Y Auwijitaroon and S Kuttsarejariya and Nimit Morakote},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  year={1989},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={256-9}
}
Serum samples from blood donors and pregnant women in Khon Kaen were examined for antibodies to Toxoplasma by an indirect hemagglutination and indirect fluorescent antibody techniques. It was found that 6.4 per cent of the blood donors were positive by the indirect hemagglutination and 6.2 per cent by indirect fluorescent antibody tests. The seroprevalence in pregnant women were 12.0 per cent by indirect hemagglutination and 4.7 per cent by indirect fluorescent antibody tests. The frequency… CONTINUE READING