Khadre MA, el Nageh MM.
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Al Fateh, Tripoli, S.P.L.A.J.
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1987;81(5):761-3.
Toxoplasma antibodies were found at a titre of 1:16 or above in 51.6% of 2000 adult males, in 43.4% of 300 adult females, and in 43.7% of 1980 schoolchildren (7-18 years of age) from the area of Tripoli (Libya). However, 69.4% of a group of 1921 female patients with a history of abortion and clinically suspected of being infected with T. gondii had Toxoplasma antibodies, and 18.6% of them exhibited serological evidence of recent infection (4-fold or greater increase in antibody titre over 2-3 weeks).
Keywords: Serological survey for toxoplasmosis in Tripoli, S.P.L.A.J. Libya.