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Preconception seroconversion and maternal seronegativity at delivery do not rule out the risk of congenital toxoplasmosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11874899     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe two unusual cases of congenital toxoplasmosis, one occurring after preconception maternal infection with cervical adenopathies and the other occurring after maternal infection at the very end of pregnancy with maternal seronegativity at delivery. These documented cases of congenital toxoplasmosis demonstrate the value of extending the serologic monitoring period during pregnancy, according to the individual clinical context.
C Chemla; I Villena; D Aubert; P Hornoy; D Dupouy; B Leroux; J P Bory; J M Pinon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and diagnostic laboratory immunology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1071-412X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Diagn. Lab. Immunol.     Publication Date:  2002 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-03-04     Completed Date:  2002-06-11     Revised Date:  2013-04-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9421292     Medline TA:  Clin Diagn Lab Immunol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  489-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Parasitology, Reims Toxoplasmosis Group, Laboratoire de Parasitologie-Mycologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, EA2070, IFR 53, Reims 51092, France.
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MeSH Terms
Antibodies, Protozoan / blood*
Delivery, Obstetric
False Negative Reactions
Hydrocephalus / diagnosis,  parasitology
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Risk Factors
Toxoplasmosis, Congenital / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  immunology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Protozoan

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