Journal of Clinical Medicine Research, ISSN 1918-3003 print, 1918-3011 online, Open Access
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Volume 10, Number 1, January 2018, pages 27-31

Toxoplasma gondii Infection and Headache: A Matched Case-Control Study in a Public Hospital in Durango City, Mexico


Table 1. Diagnoses of Headache and Frequency of T. gondii Infection in the Study Population
ICD-10 codeDiagnosisNo. of patientsSeropositivity to T. gondiiP value
G43.0Migraine without aura16212.50.74
G43.1Migraine with aura1715.88
G43.3Complicated migraine300
G43.9Migraine, unspecified300
G44.0Cluster headache syndromes400
G44.1Vascular headache, not elsewhere classified100
G44.2Tension-type headache2015
G44.3Chronic post-traumatic headache300
G44.8Other specified headache syndromes3812.63


Table 2. Anti-Toxoplasma IgG Levels in Cases and Controls
Anti-Toxoplasma IgG levelsCasesControlsP value
< 100 IU/mL00457.10.01
100 - 150 IU/mL00228.6
> 150 IU/mL5100114.3