Assessment of seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in blood donors applied to the blood center of Gazi university hospital


Yilmaz A., Yazici E., Turk C.

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, vol.13, no.2, pp.243-247, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.18502/ijm.v13i2.5986
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.243-247

Abstract

Background and Objectives: Toxoplasmosis is a life-threatening zoonotic infection in immunosuppressive individuals. Determining the prevalence and seropositivity rates of toxoplasmosis in asymptomatic blood donors is crucial in terms of the risk status of the transmission of this infection to the blood recipients.