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Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondiiinfection in women of child-bearing age in central Ethiopia

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Infectious Diseases, February 2013
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Title
Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondiiinfection in women of child-bearing age in central Ethiopia
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BMC Infectious Diseases, February 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2334-13-101
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Endrias Zewdu Gebremedhin, Anteneh Hailu Abebe, Tesfaye Sisay Tessema, Kassu Desta Tullu, Girmay Medhin, Maria Vitale, Vincenzo Di Marco, Eric Cox, Pierre Dorny

Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii infections during pregnancy can result in abortion or congenital defects. Prevalence and risk factors of toxoplasmosis in women of child-bearing age in Ethiopia are unknown. The current study was conducted with the objectives of estimating the seroprevalence and potential risk factors in acquiring T. gondii infection by women of child-bearing age in Central Ethiopia.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 1 1%
Haiti 1 1%
Ecuador 1 1%
Italy 1 1%
Unknown 75 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 13 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 15%
Researcher 11 14%
Unspecified 6 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 6%
Other 21 27%
Unknown 11 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 25%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 12 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 10%
Unspecified 5 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 6%
Other 19 24%
Unknown 10 13%

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