Traduction en anglais : Toxoplasmosis in Dakar (Senegal). A seroepidemiological sampling of 353 procreative women.
Thanks to a serological survey carried out in Dakar from January to November 1993 among 353 procreative women, immune cover regarding toxoplasmosis was assessed using ELISA methodology, 40.2% of the surveyed population had antibodies of toxoplasmosis.
No evidence of age, pregnancy number of previous pregnancies was noted in antitoxoplasmosis antibodies prevalence.
The seroconversion risk seems to be low even when it has existed during pregnancy Contamination occurred during childhood.
Some sanitary education should be provided to the procreative population in order to achieve a better compliance with basic hygiene regulations during pregnancy.
Mots-clés Pascal : Toxoplasmose, Protozoose, Parasitose, Infection, Sérologie, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Femelle, Homme, Sénégal, Afrique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Toxoplasmosis, Protozoal disease, Parasitosis, Infection, Serology, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Female, Human, Senegal, Africa
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0481059
Code Inist : 002B05E02B5. Création : 19/02/1999.