Toxoplasmosis in pregnancy: determination of IgM, IgG and avidity in filter paper-embedded blood

@article{CaedoSolares2009ToxoplasmosisIP,
  title={Toxoplasmosis in pregnancy: determination of IgM, IgG and avidity in filter paper-embedded blood},
  author={Irma Ca{\~n}edo-Solares and Luz Belinda Ort{\'i}z-Alegr{\'i}a and Ricardo Figueroa-Dami{\'a}n and M L Bustos-Bahena and H Gonz{\'a}lez-Henkel and Esther Calder{\'o}n-Segura and H{\'e}ctor Luna-Past{\'e}n and Dolores Correa},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={29},
  pages={668-672}
}
Objective:To detect immunoglobulin M (IgM) anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibodies and determine immunoglobulin G (IgG) titer and avidity in filter paper-embedded blood (FPEB) samples of pregnant women.Study Design:A total of 100 FPEB samples of pregnant women (30 positive and 70 negative) were analyzed for anti-T. gondii-specific IgM antibodies. Eleven and nine… CONTINUE READING