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Toxoplasma antibodies in ophthalmological patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  484265     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sera of 532 patients suffering from different ophthalmological diseases were studied for the presence of toxoplasma antibodies. Complement fixation test was positive in 44.9% of the patients. As compared with the 26.8% positivity rate determined earlier in the normal population the seropositivity in eye-patients was significantly higher. The highest incidence, 50%, was found in the age group of 21--30 years. In diseases with a confirmed aetiological role of toxoplasmosis, the incidence of seropositivity was higher than in the total material. This suggests that Toxoplasma gondii may have had a role in part of the diseases of the patients studied.
R Csóka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta microbiologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0001-6187     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Microbiol Acad Sci Hung     Publication Date:  1979  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-11-28     Completed Date:  1979-11-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370333     Medline TA:  Acta Microbiol Acad Sci Hung     Country:  HUNGARY    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  23-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Antibodies / analysis*
Child, Preschool
Complement Fixation Tests
Eye Diseases / immunology*
Middle Aged
Sex Factors
Toxoplasma / immunology*
Toxoplasmosis, Ocular / immunology
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