Detection of infection by Toxoplasma and Herpes simplex virus 2 among women exposed to abortion in Ninavah province/ Iraq
The aims of this study were to find the relationship among the infection of Toxoplasma, herpes simplex virus and abortion at different age groups. For this purpose 127 samples from healthy women were collected in period from February to September 2017 to detected of IgM and IgG for Toxoplasma and Herpes simplex virus2.
The results of the current study showed that Toxoplasmosis was the most common infection with high level of IgM antibodies 11.8%. Herpes simplex 2 virus give positive results for IgM in rate of 6.2% and none of them showed raised IgG level. HSV-II virus infected was the lowest and age group 32-40 years showed the highest rate of infection 12.5%.
Most of the patients experienced two abortions were reported at age group 25-31 years 17% and 4.2% had three abortions. 40% of the patients with Toxoplasmosis experience 2 abortion had cut off >1.25. fifty% with Herpes simplex 2 had cut off value of >1.25 experience one abortions and two abortions respectively.