Prevalence of Toxoplasmsis in Anassirriyah city


The current study identified prevalence of Toxoplasmsis immunoglobulin's in Anassirriyah city among a group of women of childbearing age and some of farm animals as well as cats during the period between November 2007 to August 2008 by using latex test. Goat showed high prevalence,32% followed by sheep29% , cattle 18 and women14. %68. 2 from 5 serum samples of cats showed positive result for serological examination of disease. The result confirmed that the age , level of education , presence of garden or planted area , living in rural area and presence of cats were the important factors which associated with the prevalence of Toxoplasmsis