Congenital toxoplasmosis. The Toxoplasmosis Study Group.

C. N. Swisher*, K. Boyer, R. McLeod

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Congenital toxoplasmosis is a preventable and treatable disease with predominant neurological and ophthalmologic manifestations. These manifestations and approaches to diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of this infection are considered. Outcomes with and without treatment are emphasized. The following also are discussed: recent advances in understanding the organism; its life cycle, epidemiology, pathogenesis, and pathology; and areas in which improvements in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention are needed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4-25
Number of pages22
JournalSeminars in pediatric neurology
Volume1
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology

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