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Genetic diversity, clonality and sexuality in Toxoplasma gondii.
The majority of Toxoplasma gondii strains from a variety of human and animal sources have been grouped into three highly clonal but closely related lineages. The low occurrence of nucleotideExpand
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Risk factors for Toxoplasma infection in pregnancy: a case-control study in France.
Each year an estimated 4900 cases of primary Toxoplasma infection occur in pregnant women in France, a country with a high prevalence. Since 1992 all pregnant women at risk of Toxoplasma infectionExpand
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Severe Acquired Toxoplasmosis in Immunocompetent Adult Patients in French Guiana
ABSTRACT The most common presentation of symptomatic postnatally acquired toxoplasmosis in immunocompetent patients is painless cervical adenopathy. Acute visceral manifestations are associated inExpand
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Fatal outbreak of human toxoplasmosis along the Maroni River: epidemiological, clinical, and parasitological aspects.
BACKGROUND Well-documented outbreaks of human toxoplasmosis infection are infrequently reported. Here, we describe a community outbreak of multivisceral toxoplasmosis that occurred in Patam, aExpand
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Is dengue and malaria co-infection more severe than single infections? A retrospective matched-pair study in French Guiana
BackgroundDengue and malaria are two major arthropod-borne infections in tropical areas, but dual infections were only described for the first time in 2005. Reports of these concomitant infectionsExpand
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Genotype of 88 Toxoplasma gondii isolates associated with toxoplasmosis in immunocompromised patients and correlation with clinical findings.
We report the genotyping analysis of Toxoplasma gondii isolates in samples collected from 88 immunocompromised patients, along with clinical and epidemiological data. Most of these samples wereExpand
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Severe Acquired Toxoplasmosis Caused by Wild Cycle of Toxoplasma gondii, French Guiana
From 1998 through 2006, 44 cases of severe primary toxoplasmosis were observed in French Guiana in immunocompetent adults. Toxoplasma gondii isolates exhibited an atypical multilocus genotype. SevereExpand
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American histoplasmosis in developing countries with a special focus on patients with HIV: diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis
Purpose of reviewHistoplasmosis due to Histoplasma capsulatum var capsulatum is a frequent systemic fungal infection in the Americas. Diagnostic and therapeutic options differ between North and SouthExpand
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Ecologic Correlates of Toxoplasma gondii Exposure in Free-ranging Neotropical Mammals
A serologic survey for Toxoplasma gondii in 18 free-ranging forest mammal species (n=456) in French Guiana was undertaken with a direct agglutination test. Serum antibody prevalence varied fromExpand
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Concurrent Dengue and Malaria in Cayenne Hospital, French Guiana
Dengue-malaria co-infection reports are scarce. Of 1,723 consecutive febrile patients in Cayenne Hospital, 238 had dengue (174 early dengue fever cases) and 393 had malaria (371 acute malaria); 17Expand
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