Journal Article

Prophylaxis for Ocular Toxoplasmosis

R. Kopec, G. De Caro, E. Chapnick, M. Ghitan and N. Saffra

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 37, issue 10, pages e147-e148
Published in print November 2003 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online November 2003 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/379125
Prophylaxis for Ocular Toxoplasmosis

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The protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii is an important cause of ocular disease. Ocular toxoplasmosis (OT) can be a progressive and recurring disease that can threaten visual function. We present 2 cases of recurrent OT in immunocompetent patients for whom prophylaxis prevented recurrence of disease.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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