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In the presence of clinical manifestations suggestive of papillary toxoplasmosis and positive IgG antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii, antitoxoplasmosis medications were started orally.
Infection of humans with Toxoplasmosis Gondii are becoming prevalent worldwide, depending on the environment, eating habits and age.4 Toxoplasmosis Gondii is an obligate intracellular protozoal parasite and it is of three types:
As a second step, we sent an electronic case reporting form to all voluntary participating centers, which retrospectively recorded the number of cases of toxoplasmosis diagnosed per center over a 5-year period (2010-2014).
Congenital toxoplasmosis. Am Fam Physician 2003;67:2131-2138.
Infection in the immune-competent host--In humans, asymptomatic or benign toxoplasmosis is the rule in immune competent patients.
There are several serological methods for the diagnosis of toxoplasmosis including indirect hemagglutination, indirect immunofluorescence, ELISA, and more recently western blotting as well as recently developed PCR techniques [14].
The patient was commenced on treatment for toxoplasmosis, which involves a six-week course of antimicrobial therapy including sulfadiazine, pyrimethamine, and folinic acid.
Intravitreal clindamycin injection and possibly steroids may be indicated for patients who have contraindications for systemic therapy specific against toxoplasmosis [10, 11].
(13,19) Serological diagnosis regularly monitors seronegative pregnant women and seroconversion of children under congenital toxoplasmosis investigation.