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Table 4 Combined IgG and IgM anti-T. gondii antibodies seroprevalence in women in Central Ethiopia

From: Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondiiinfection in women of child-bearing age in central Ethiopia

Sero reaction Total Pregnant Non-pregnant P-value
  (N = 425) (N = 213) (N = 212)  
  Positive % Positive % Positive %  
IgG Positive only 333 78.4 176 82.6 157 74.1 0.032
IgG and IgM Positive 13 3.06 8 3.8 5 2.4 0.403
IgG and IgM Negative 75 17.6 28 13.1 47 22.2 0.015
IgG negative and IgM positive 4 0.9 1 0.5 3 1.4 0.313
Total seropositivity 346 81.4 184 86.4 162 76.4 0.008
Total seronegativity 79 18.6 29 13.6 50 23.6 0.008