Prevalence of Toxoplasmosis among Selected Group of High Lifestyle Volunteers Sudanese Females
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Background: toxoplasmosis is a disease that results from infection with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, one of the world’s most common parasites1. T. gondii has an environmental stage oocysts are shed in cat feces, sporulate, and disperse in the environment, where intermediate hosts get infected. Oocysts are an important source of infection for both animals and human. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of toxoplasmosis among selected group of high lifestyle Sudanese females. Materials and methods: A total of 45 high lifestyle volunteers females diagnosed serologically by latex agglutination method at parasitology laboratory, Faculty of Medical laboratory, Elrazi University, Sudan. Result: From a total of 45 high lifestyle volunteers’ females diagnosed serologically by latex agglutination test, 33.3 % were seropositive and 67.7 were seronegative.