Seroprevelance of Toxoplasmosis Gondii Infection among Pregnant Women in Karbala Governorate 2014-2017

Authors

  • Radha. M. Lefta1, Enaas K. AL-Khalide2, Murtadha Kanim A.AL-Jebory3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i1.515

Keywords:

seroprevalence, Toxoplasma gondii infection, Risk factor of toxoplasma, (IgG) , (IgM)

Abstract

Objectives: To determine the prevalence for toxoplasmosis gondii infection among women pregnant and to find out between the relationships prevalence for toxoplasmosis gondii infection and risk factors among women pregnant and demographic data. A cross sectional study design was Carrie out of the study. A total of pregnant women are 500 attending antenatal clinic at Teaching of AL-Hussain Hospital in karbbla were selected by purposive sample for the study. The data collection process was initiated for the period of February 1st, 2018 through March 23th, 2018. The data collection are from medical recording in laboratory of hospital to identify about result of test and number of women’s that attendant for laboratory and check among Testing for Toxoplasma gondii serology (IgM and IgG). The diagnostic test is according to stander IgG its positive have more than 0.9 and IgM is positive have more than 0.8. This is table that the show of the study results for demographic data for study sample that indicate age groups are (16-21) years are majority 33.3% within age groups. Regarded with (IgM) test are half of the study sample negative (51.8%) and (IgG) test is positive most of the study sample (95.8%).

Author Biography

Radha. M. Lefta1, Enaas K. AL-Khalide2, Murtadha Kanim A.AL-Jebory3

1Ph.D - Instructur / Community Health Nursing Department, College of Nursing, University of Al-Ameed, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, 2Assistant lecturer/ Microbilogist- College of Nursing, University of Al-Ameed, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, 3 Ph.D- Assist Prof, Community Health Nursing Department, College of Nursing, University of Kufa

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Published

2020-04-09

How to Cite

Radha. M. Lefta1, Enaas K. AL-Khalide2, Murtadha Kanim A.AL-Jebory3. (2020). Seroprevelance of Toxoplasmosis Gondii Infection among Pregnant Women in Karbala Governorate 2014-2017. Medico Legal Update, 20(1), 1086–1090. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i1.515

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