Seroprevalence Comparison among (CMV , Toxoplasma, Rubella) IgM And IgG Ab In Aborted Women In Karbala Province


Israa Saeed Abbas 1
1 Department of Clinical Laboratories, College of Applied Medical Sciences, University of Kerbala, Kerbala, Iraq.
Gynecology Hospital of Karbala, Kerbala, Iraq.


Objective: The current study aim to investigate the prevalence of CMV, Rubella, Toxoplasma infections among aborted women. Methods: A total of 300 serum samples were collected from aborted women that admitted to Gynecology Hospital of Karbala, with age range 14-45 year, for detecting of antibodies types IgM and IgG for Cytomegalovirus, Toxoplasma gondii, Rubella virus, by using Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Results: The current studies showed that high prevalence of the CMV IgG antibodies among studied samples 287(96%) were positive and 21(7%) positive for IgM, 16(5%) were positive for each antibody. While the result showed that lower in the presence of Rubella IgG antibodies than CMV summed up 200(66.6%) were IgG positive and 18(6%) were IgM positive, in compere to the presence of toxoplasma there were 149(49.6%) of samples were IgG antibodies positive and 35(11.6%) were IgM antibodies positive. Conclusion: The main cause of apportion in pregnant women was CMV, These tests must be included in a routine work before or through pregnancy in women.