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Table 2 Seroprevalence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii according to pregnancy and HIV status

From: Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii IgG and IgM antibodies and associated risk factors in women of child-bearing age in Njinikom, NW Cameroon

  HIV status Pregnant Non pregnant Total Grand total
IgG+ HIV-positive 7/17 (41.2 %) (18.4–67.1) 36/73 (49.3 %) (37.4–61.3) 43/90 (47.8 %) (37.1–58.6) 86/178 (48.3 %) (40.8–55.9)
HIV-negative 37/73 (50.7 %) (38.7–62.6) 6/15 (40 %) (16.3–76.7) 43/88 (48.9 %) (38.1–59.7)  
IgM+ HIV-positive 2/17 (11.8 %) (1.6–36.4) 14/73 (19.2 %) (10.9–30.1) 16/90 (17.8 %) (10.5–27.2) 30/178 (16.9 %) (11.7–23.2)
HIV-negative 10/73 (13.7 %) (6.8–23.7) 4/15 (26.7 %) (7.8–55.1) 14/88 (15.9 %) (9.0–25.2)  
IgG+ and IgM+ HIV-positive 1/17 (5.9 %) (0.1–28.7) 10/73 (13.7 %) (6.8–23.7) 11/90 (12.2 %) (6.3–20.8) 19/178 (10.7 %) (6.6–16.2)
HIV-negative 7/73 (9.6 %) (3.9–18.8) 1/15 (6.7 %) (0.2–31.9) 8/88 (9.1 %) (4.0–17.1)
IgG+ or IgM+ HIV-positive 8/17 (47.1 %) (22.9–72.2) 40/73 (54.8 %) (1.5–13.4) 48/90 (53.3 %) (42.5–63.9) 97/178 (54.5 %) (46.9–70.0)
HIV-negative 40/73 (54.8 %) (42.7–66.5) 9/15 (60 %) (32.3–83.7) 49/88 (55.7 %) (44.7–66.3)
  1. +Positive: Percentages calculated with respect to totals in each sub category. For example, we found that 41.2 % of women who were HIV positive and pregnant were seropositive to IgG antibody to T. gondii