ISSN: 7027-2221

Keywords : Mini VIDAS technique


Epidemiological Study of Toxoplasmosis And Cytomegalovirus in Pregnant Women in Kerbala

Dr. Abdul-Rassol Kh. Saaeed; Karrar Jaber Abed-Nour

karbala journal of pharmaceutical sciences, Volume 6, Issue 10, Pages 0-0

Objectives: Identifying the seroprevalence of acute anti-Toxoplasma gondii and anti-
CMV IgM and chronic IgG antibodies, the environmental and behavioral factors and
some socio demographic data and influencing CMV as co-factor to infected with
Toxoplasma gondii of the study sample.
Methods: A descriptive cross sectional study done on 240 pregnant women(13-43
years old). All the studied women were interviewed and blood samples were taken and
used Minividas technique for detect ion ant ibodies ( IgM and IgG) .
Results: The seroprevalence of anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibody was (28.3%) for
chronic Toxoplasmosis (IgG),and (0.8%) for acute Toxoplasmosis (IgM).While results
for Cytomegalovirus (CMV)infection revealed that (92.08% ) positive for chronic
CMV (IgG) and (0.8%) positive for acute CMV(IgM) ,The peak age for acquisition of
the infection was (20-29 year old ) , There was a statistical significant association
between seroprevalence with cat exposure ,revealed this results significant association
between Toxoplasmosis and CMV infection and influencing CMV as co-factor to
infected with Toxoplasma gondii and proved this results significant association
between seroprevalence Toxoplasmosis and CMV infection with birth defect.

Epidemiological Study of Toxoplasmosis And Cytomegalovirus in Pregnant Women in Kerbala

Dr. Abdul-Rassol Kh. Saaeed; Karrar Jaber Abed-Nour

karbala journal of pharmaceutical sciences, Volume 6, Issue 10, Pages 0-0

Objectives: Identifying the seroprevalence of acute anti-Toxoplasma gondii and anti-
CMV IgM and chronic IgG antibodies, the environmental and behavioral factors and
some socio demographic data and influencing CMV as co-factor to infected with
Toxoplasma gondii of the study sample.
Methods: A descriptive cross sectional study done on 240 pregnant women(13-43
years old). All the studied women were interviewed and blood samples were taken and
used Minividas technique for detect ion ant ibodies ( IgM and IgG) .
Results: The seroprevalence of anti-Toxoplasma gondii antibody was (28.3%) for
chronic Toxoplasmosis (IgG),and (0.8%) for acute Toxoplasmosis (IgM).While results
for Cytomegalovirus (CMV)infection revealed that (92.08% ) positive for chronic
CMV (IgG) and (0.8%) positive for acute CMV(IgM) ,The peak age for acquisition of
the infection was (20-29 year old ) , There was a statistical significant association
between seroprevalence with cat exposure ,revealed this results significant association
between Toxoplasmosis and CMV infection and influencing CMV as co-factor to
infected with Toxoplasma gondii and proved this results significant association
between seroprevalence Toxoplasmosis and CMV infection with birth defect.