2013
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-8910.2013047004661
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Abstract: OBJECTIVE:To analyze the prevalence of IgG antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii in patients infected with HIV/AIDS and the association of demographic and social variables. METHODS:Descriptive cross-sectional study that included the analysis of sociodemographic data and laboratory findings of 200 patients infected with HIV/AIDS treated in a laboratory unit in Maputo, Mozambique, in 2010. Individual data for all participants were collected with a self-administered questionnaire. Plasma samples were tested for IgG tes… Show more

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“…Ingestion of tissue cysts from undercooked meat or consumption of food and water that are contaminated with sporulated oocysts are the major modes of T. gondii transmission [ 38 ]. Toxoplasmosis is of medical, veterinary, and economic significance [ 23 ] and has attracted renewed research interest because of its involvement in the pathogenesis of AIDS and other immunosuppressive diseases [ 6 , 23 ].…”
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“…Ingestion of tissue cysts from undercooked meat or consumption of food and water that are contaminated with sporulated oocysts are the major modes of T. gondii transmission [ 38 ]. Toxoplasmosis is of medical, veterinary, and economic significance [ 23 ] and has attracted renewed research interest because of its involvement in the pathogenesis of AIDS and other immunosuppressive diseases [ 6 , 23 ].…”
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“…A high seroprevalence of anti- T. gondii IgG antibody has been reported in HIV-infected subjects [ 13 - 15 ]. To our knowledge, however, there is little information on the prevalence of T. gondii infection in HIV/AIDS patients in eastern China.…”
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“…Toxoplasmosis is the most common opportunistic infection in HIV-infected patients. A high seroprevalence of anti-Toxoplasma gondii IgG antibody has been reported in HIV-infected subjects [32][33][34][35]. This study showed that the seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii was 23.48%.…”
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