Sero-epidemiological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection in Ethiopia.

@article{GuebreXabier1993SeroepidemiologicalSO,
  title={Sero-epidemiological survey of Toxoplasma gondii infection in Ethiopia.},
  author={M Guebre-Xabier and A Nurilign and A Gebre-Hiwot and Atakelty Gebremedihen. Hailu and Y Sissay and Essubalew Getachew and Dominique Frommel},
  journal={Ethiopian medical journal},
  year={1993},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={
          201-8
        }
}
In Ethiopia the prevalence of IgG antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii has been determined by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). One thousand and sixteen sera collected in six different geographical regions were analyzed. Antibody titres > 15 IU/ml were detected in 74.4% of the specimens, titres exceeding 200 IU/ml in one third of the ELISA-positive sera. The highest antibody titres were found in children and 75% of young adults had sero-converted. As infection with the human… CONTINUE READING

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