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Genetic Divergence of Toxoplasma gondii Strains Associated with Ocular Toxoplasmosis, Brazil
Brazilian strains of T. gondii differ from lineages in North America and Europe; these differences may underlie severe ocular disease.
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Visual performance of AcrySof ReSTOR apodized diffractive IOL: a prospective comparative trial.
AcrySof ReSTOR intraocular lens provides a satisfactory full range of vision and achieves a more satisfactory quality of life when compared with the monofocal SA60AT IOL, but with lower contrast sensitivity. Expand
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Postoperative wavefront analysis and contrast sensitivity of a multifocal apodized diffractive IOL (ReSTOR) and three monofocal IOLs.
PURPOSE To compare visual acuity, total and high order wavefront aberrations (coma, spherical aberration, and other terms of high order aberration), and contrast sensitivity in 105 eyes implantedExpand
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Ocular toxoplasmosis: an update and review of the literature.
Ocular toxoplasmosis is the most common cause of posterior uveitis worldwide. The infection can be acquired congenitally or postnatally and ocular lesions may present during or years after the acuteExpand
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The progressive outer retinal necrosis syndrome. A variant of necrotizing herpetic retinopathy in patients with AIDS.
BACKGROUND The progressive outer retinal necrosis syndrome is a recently recognized variant of necrotizing herpetic retinopathy. This report characterizes more fully its clinical features and course.Expand
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The genotype of Toxoplasma gondii strains causing ocular toxoplasmosis in humans in Brazil.
PURPOSE To determine Toxoplasma gondii genotype in scars of retinochoroiditis in humans. DESIGN Immunopathology analysis. METHODS DNA was isolated from retinochoroidal specimens taken from theExpand
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A follow-up study of Toxoplasma gondii infection in southern Brazil.
PURPOSE To understand better the natural history of ocular toxoplasmosis by reexamining a well-characterized population in Southern Brazil. METHODS Ophthalmological examination and serologic testsExpand
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Recently Acquired Toxoplasma gondii Infection, Brazil
Soil exposure, eating undercooked meat, and having children are risk factors for acute infection and high rate of eye disease.
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Intraocular inflammation associated with ocular toxoplasmosis: relationships at initial examination.
PURPOSE To describe characteristics of intraocular inflammation in eyes with active ocular toxoplasmosis and to identify relationships between signs of inflammation, complications (including elevatedExpand
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Epidemiology of Behçet Disease
Behçet disease (BD) is a multisystem inflammatory disorder that is an important cause of morbidity worldwide. BD is most common along the ancient “Silk Road” route in the Far East and MediterraneanExpand
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