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Abstract : Toxoplasmosis represents one of the most widespread zoonosis caused by T. gondii parasite, which is an intracellular protozoan with a worldwide distribution. This disease infects all warm-blooded animals, including humans. The current study aimed to assess the influence of Toxoplasma gondii on some functional body proteins among infected pregnant women. The study was carried out during the period from October 2021 to first February 2022. Two hundred (200) pregnant women were attended to various governmental hospitals in Maysan province of Iraq with their ages ranged from (19-35) years. Venous blood samples were collected from all pregnant women enrolled in this study. The results showed that from total (200) pregnant women, 97(48.50%) had positive IgG antibodies to toxoplasmosis, while 103 (51.50%) had negative IgG antibodies to toxoplasmosis. The results also presented that from these (200) pregnant women, 11(5.50%) had positive IgM antibodies to toxoplasmosis, while 189(94.50%) had negative IgM antibodies to toxoplasmosis. Patients with IgG positive, the mean albumin level was (4.01 ±0.03), and in patients with IgG negative, the mean albumin level was (4.15 ±0.04), while it was shown that in patients with IgG positive, the mean globulin level was (2.85 ±0.06), and in patients with IgG negative, the mean globulin level was (2.65 ±0.07), whereas it was shown that in patients with IgG positive, the mean total protein level was (6.63 ±0.14), and in patients with IgG negative, the mean total protein level was (6.23 ±0.20). It can be concluded from the present study that no significant difference was shown between the number and percentage of IgG+ and IgG- toxoplasma patients, while a highly significant difference was shown between the number and percentage of IgM+ and IgM- toxoplasma patients. There was a significant difference between IgG+ and IgG- patients in relation to mean of both albumin and globulin levels, while no significant difference was shown between IgG+ and IgG- patients in relation to mean TSP levels. There was no significant difference between the number and percentage of IgM+ and IgM- toxoplasma patients in relation to albumin, globulin and TSP levels.

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