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Submitted: 27 February 2019 Modified: 27 February 2019
HERDIN Record #: 108903-19022716545592

Serologic survey of toxoplasma gondii in selected barangays in Liloan, Cebu, Philippines.

Gokul Paudel,
Elman Jainuddin,
Nadzwa Lajid,
Xamanna Tati,
Mary Theresa Estrella,
Luijie Gurrea,
Margot Fynee Montes,
Zarah Jane Lingahan,
Mae Kris Toting,
Areeya Intapirom,
Divya Kumbagiri,
Yani Angel Mathangi,
Waranrak Yodsing

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The study aims to determine the seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in humans in Lahug, Cebu City, Philippines. The study also aims to obtain the demographic profile of respondents such as thier age, sex, and occupation. Furthermore, exposure to animals will be determined. Existing records and/or history of medical conditions, clinical manifestations, or symptoms the respondents will be noted. They will also be evaluated for exposure to risk factors for toxoplasmosis. The presence or absence of the parasite will be determine through the antibody detection in sera. The study will be conducted using convinience sampling. At least 400 participants will be selected, and their blood samples will be collected by a licensed phlebotomist. Sera will be separated and stored in clean microcentrifudge tubes, and samples will be tested using Latex Agglutination Test, for the presence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii.

Publication Type
Thesis/Dissertations
Thesis Degree
MD
Specialization
MEDICINE
Publication Date
May 2018
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University of the Visayas - Gullas College of Medicine Library Fil.-T P28 2018s Abstract Print Format (Ask the Information Officer)
1. Araujo, F. G. . (). Parasite Today: Immunization against Toxoplasma gondii. . Retrieved from: http://https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0169475889402418