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Table 1 Detection of T. gondii-specific IgG, IgM and IgA isotypes in human serum and colostrum samples from puerperal women, measured by ELISA

From: Evaluation of colostrum as an alternative biological sample for the diagnosis of human congenital toxoplasmosis

IgG/IgM/IgA Seruma n (%) Colostruma n (%) Concordant patients in serum and colostruma n (%)
+/+/+ 4 (1.4) 4 (1.4) 3 (60.0)
+/+/- 12 (4.2) 13 (4.5) 10 (66.7)
+/-/+ 2 (0.7) 1 (0.3) 0 (0)
-/+/+ 1 (0.3) 2 (0.7) 1 (50.0)
+/-/- 118 (40.8) 115 (39.8) 113 (94.2)
-/+/- 3 (1.0) 4 (1.4) 1 (16.7)
-/-/+ 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3) 0 (0)
-/-/- 148 (51.3) 149 (51.6) 144 (94.1)
Total 289 (100) 289 (100) 272 (94.1)
  1. aData are presented in number (n) and percentage (%) of the analyzed samples