Detection of the Rate of anti-Toxoplasma gondii Antibodies among the Humans, Cattle and Sheep Population in Khartoum State using the latex Agglutination and ELISA Tests.

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2015-03-31
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Alnour, Ahmed
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University of Khartoum
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Toxoplasmosis is a zoonotic infection of humans and animals, caused by the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii, Toxoplasmosis is frequently asymptomatic, but in pregnant women may lead to abortion, stillbirth or other serious consequences in newborns. Transmission occurs through ingestion of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts shed into the environment by cats, or by eating meat of infected animals. This study aimed to investigate the sero-prevalance of anti- Toxoplasma antibodies among humans and animals their relationship to each other in Khartoum state using Latex agglutination and ELISA.
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anti-Toxoplasma gondii Antibodies,Humans,Sheep Population , Khartoum,latex Agglutination and ELISA Tests.
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