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Table 3 Detection of Toxoplasma in pregnancy serum samples

From: Evaluation of toxoplasmosis in pregnant women using dot-immunogold-silver staining with recombinant Toxoplasma gondii peroxiredoxin protein

Test method Commercial ELISA kit Test result
Positive Negative Positive Negative Positive ratea
rTgPrx-Dot-IGSS 83 60 79 64 95.18%
rTgPrx-ELISA 83 60 77 66 92.77%
Western blotting 83 30 72 41 86.75%
  1. Note: a The positive rate is the number of positive cases determined with rTgPrx-Dot-IGSS, rTgPrx-ELISA or Western blotting divided by the number of positive cases determined with the commercial ELISA kit × 100%