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Table 4 Detection of DNA Toxoplasma gondii and antibodies in traffic accidents and controls drivers*

From: Seroepidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection in drivers involved in road traffic accidents in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Sample N°. / group REP B1 gene IgM ELISA IgG ELISA IgG WB
# 113 / Control group Positive Negative Negative Positive Positive
# 46 / Traffic accidents group Positive Negative Negative Positive Positive
# 62 / Traffic accidents group Positive Positive Positive Positive Positive
  1. * Seventy-one samples previously positive for IgG anti-T. gondii antibodies were tested for Toxoplasma DNA in the traffic accidents and control groups. ELISA = Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, WB = western-blot, REP = repetitive sequence of Toxoplasma gondii.