Incidence of Toxoplasma Gondii and Relationship with Some Inflammatory Factors in Babylon Province
Keywords:Toxoplasmosis, IgG, IgM, Toxoplasma, gondii, AIDS, CRP, spread, pregnant, female.
The study included collecting (60)-blood samples from people who were attending the Children’s Maternity
Hospital in Babylon Province ,then the Latex test was used to diagnose Toxoplasmosis. The results of the
study showed that the percentage of infection with toxoplasmosis in Babylon Province was(11.66%),the
infection (IgG) for females was (9.61) out of (52)-samples, and the injury (IgM) for females was (3.84) out
of (52) samples, whereas the infection was for males in relation to:
IgG (0%) out of (8 samples) for the total percentage of IgG-against is(8.3%)
IgM (0%) out of (8 samples) and the total percentage of IgM- antibody is(3.3%).
Upon detection of (CRP)-proteins, the study included collecting (60)blood samples for people who were
referred to the Children’s Maternity Hospital in Babylon Governorate, and then the(CRP)-test and its
relationship to toxoplasmosis were used. The study results showed that the total percentage of active phase
proteins for people with toxoplasmosis in Babylon Province, it reached 50% ((the percentage was in females
by(53.84%) while the percentage in males was 25%)). The current study showed that the percentage of
sensitivity of (IgG ,IgM)-antibodies is (8.3%, 3.33%) respectively while the percentage of specificity of
(IgG) and (IgM)-opposites was (91.66% ,96.6%) respectively.
Objectives of The Study: Because of the recent spread of toxoplasmosis infection and the increase in
miscarriage rates among pregnant women, the present study aimed to determine the infection of this parasite
in Babylon Governorate between males and females alike, as well as to know the prevalence of toxoplasmosis
and its relationship to the active phase proteins CRP
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