Volume 23 (7):666-674, 2019
Survey of toxoplasmosis, blood type, hematology, pregnancy and abortion in outpatient women.
Noor H Hanoush Al-Fahdawi, Thaer A Salih Al-Aloosi.
Dept. Biology, College of Science, University of Anbar, Iraq.
Hanoush Al-Fahdawi NH, Salih Al-Aloosi TA., Survey of toxoplasmosis, blood type, hematology, pregnancy and abortion in outpatient women Onl J Vet Res., 23 (7):666-674, 2019. Authors surveyed toxoplasmosis, blood types and hematology in 120, 15-48 year old women outpatients from various hospitals in Iraq from October 2016 to January 2017. Blood samples were typed and Toxoplasma gondii diagnosed by ELISA. We found overall incidence of 56.6% and no relation with age or locality. Those with 3 abortions were 91% positive to T Gondii, first trimester with abortion 60%. blood group B ~46% and group O ~31%. We found differences (P < 0.03) in differential count of leukocytes, PCV and MCHc but none with Hb, PLT, RBC and MCH between patients and controls.
Key Words: toxoplasmosis, blood types, hematology,m pregnancy, abortion, women.