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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||22|
|Journal||Seminars in pediatric neurology|
|State||Published - Sep 1994|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Clinical Neurology