PMID: 6987301Apr 1, 1980Paper

Age-sex distribution of Toxoplasma antibody in the South Australian population

The Journal of Hygiene
A M JohnsonP J McDonald

Abstract

Sera from 1071 patients in nine age categories were screened for Toxoplasma antibody by indirect immunofluorescence. Thirty per cent of the sera contained antibody at a titre greater than or equal to 1/16. The percentage of sera containing antibody rose from 3% in the 6 months--5 years age group to a maximum of about 40% in the 31--40 years age group. It remained constant thereafter. Eleven per cent of the 84 sera with Toxoplasma antibody titres greater than or equal to 1/128 had Toxoplasma IgM titres greater than or equal to 1/32. No significant difference was found in the possession of antibody between the sexes.

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Jan 1, 1984·Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene·R J Dahl, A M Johnson
Dec 1, 1990·Epidemiology and Infection·C F StanfordD I Simpson
Aug 1, 1987·Australian and New Zealand Journal of Medicine·A M JohnsonH Roberts
Feb 12, 2013·Veterinary Parasitology·K ChumpolbanchornR C A Thompson
Oct 5, 2010·International Journal of Public Health·Catherine R ChittleboroughAnne W Taylor
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