VIDAS test for avidity of Toxoplasma-specific immunoglobulin G for confirmatory testing of pregnant women.

@article{Montoya2002VIDASTF,
  title={VIDAS test for avidity of Toxoplasma-specific immunoglobulin G for confirmatory testing of pregnant women.},
  author={Jos{\'e} G. Montoya and Oliver Liesenfeld and Sandra A Kinney and Cynthia Press and Jack S. Remington},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={40 7},
  pages={2504-8}
}
Because congenital toxoplasmosis is almost solely the result of maternal infection acquired during gestation, it is critical to determine whether infection during pregnancy has occurred. In the United States, definitive diagnosis of the acute infection and the time of its occurrence have been compromised by a lack of systematic screening and the fact that only a single serum sample is submitted for testing. In studies in Europe, and depending on the method used, the demonstration of high… CONTINUE READING

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