How to use Toxoplasmosis in a sentence
Myelitis and ascending flaccid paralysis due to congenital toxoplasmosis.
It would be easy to assume that most people who catch toxoplasmosis get it from their cats.
Raised IgG indicates that a person has had toxoplasmosis at some time in their life.
An epidemic of acquired systemic toxoplasmosis involving an unusually high number of cases of ocular disease occurred in 1995 in Canada.
Contact with animal feces can cause an infection called toxoplasmosis which may affect your baby's eye and brain development.Advertisement
Rhona Apps agrees that the chance of a cat owner contacting toxoplasmosis from their pet is unlikely.
However, only a small proportion of these cases were congenital toxoplasmosis.
The epidemiology of ovine toxoplasmosis with especial respect to control.
This paper is therefore of interest, as it suggests that there might be a causal relationship between chronic toxoplasmosis and cryptogenic epilepsy.
Toxoplasmosis toxoplasmosis Toxoplasmosis gondii is a protozoa parasite that may causes infection in the brain.Advertisement
The evidence that antibiotic treatment can help to prevent some of the sequelae of toxoplasmosis infection is unfortunately contradictory.
It would be easy to assume that most people who catch Toxoplasmosis get it from their cats.
Ocular toxoplasmosis associated with HIV infection is a particular challenge to the ophthalmologist.
Contact with animal feces can cause an infection called toxoplasmosis which may affect your baby 's eye and brain development.
Toxoplasmosis infection in humans occasionally produces a mild flu-like illness, or sometimes no symptoms at all.Advertisement
Use commercially frozen barbecue foods as the freezing process kills the toxoplasmosis parasite and always make sure food is cooked right through.
Toxoplasmosis Toxoplasmosis gondii is a protozoa parasite that may causes infection in the brain.
It is the most effective means of control currently available for toxoplasmosis in sheep.
Recently, Stubbings (1996) estimated the effect of toxoplasmosis in a flock on gross margins.
Pyrimethamine therapy is the current recognized treatment for toxoplasmosis in humans.Advertisement
Toxoplasmosis is caused by Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite that can be acquired by the mother from handling cat feces, drinking unpasteurized milk, or eating contaminated meat.
Toxoplasmosis early in pregnancy is more likely to cause miscarriage or serious birth defects.
The incidence of toxoplasmosis in newborns is one in 1,000 live births.
In suspected cases of toxoplasmosis, rubella, or syphilis, cerebrospinal fluid may be obtained from the infant by spinal tap in order to confirm the diagnosis.
Because toxoplasmosis can be transmitted by handling cat feces, pregnant women should avoid cleaning cat boxes or handling cats.Advertisement
Toxoplasmosis is an infectious disease caused by the one-celled parasitic organism Toxoplasma gondii.
Toxoplasmosis is caused by a one-celled parasite Toxoplasma gondii.
When a fetus acquires the infection through its mother, this is called congenital toxoplasmosis.
The organism that causes toxoplasmosis can be transmitted in four ways.
About 3,500 to 4,000 children are born in the United States each year with congenital toxoplasmosis.
Outside the United States, fetal infection rates tend to be higher, although the number of babies born with congenital toxoplasmosis was as of 2004 declining worldwide.
Young children can acquire toxoplasmosis in the same ways as adults.
However, symptoms and complications when the disease is acquired after birth tend to be much milder than with congenital toxoplasmosis.
If untreated, cerebral toxoplasmosis can lead to coma and death.
A diagnosis of toxoplasmosis is made based on clinical signs and supporting laboratory results, including visualization of the organism in body tissue or isolation in animals.
Blood tests for toxoplasmosis are designed to detect increased amounts of a protein or antibody produced in response to infection with T. gondii.
Amniocentesis (sampling amniotic fluid) between 20 and 24 weeks of gestation can detect toxoplasmosis in the fetus.
Most healthy individuals who contract toxoplasmosis do not require treatment, because the healthy immune system is able to control the disease.
The benefits of treating women who contract toxoplasmosis during pregnancy almost always outweigh any risks involved.
Transmission of toxoplasmosis from the mother to the fetus may be prevented or reduced if the mother takes the antibiotic spiramycin.
Babies born with toxoplasmosis who show symptoms of the disease may be treated with pyrimethamine, the sulfa drug sulfadiazine (Microsulfon), and folinic acid.
The prognosis is poor when congenital toxoplasmosis is acquired during the first three months of pregnancy.
The prognosis for acquired toxoplasmosis in adults with strong immune systems is excellent.
Oocyst-A developmental stage of certain parasitic organisms, including those responsible for malaria and toxoplasmosis, in which the zygote of the organism is enclosed in a cyst.
Maternal infections and illnesses such as glandular disorders, rubella, toxoplasmosis, and cytomegalovirus infection may cause mental retardation.
Toxoplasmosis-A parasitic infection caused by the intracellular protozoan Toxoplasmosis gondii.
Several maternal-fetal infections are known to increase the risk for CP, including rubella (German measles, now rare in the United States), cytomegalovirus (CMV), and toxoplasmosis.
Diseases that involve lymph nodes throughout the body include mononucleosis, cytomegalovirus infection, toxoplasmosis, and brucellosis.