oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Prevalence of antibodies against parasitic infections in Tanzanian blood donors at Dar es Salaam

Volume 28, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



Two hundred and sixty nine blood donors were examined at Dar es Salaam for the presence of antibodies against parasitic infections with the indirect haemagglutination test. The antibody rates found forooxoplasmosis, amoebiasis. and schistosomiasis were 40.9, 39.0 and 5.2 percent respectively. No linkage was discovered between these infections and the ABO blood group system:

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