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BACKGROUND The aims of the present study were to determine the prevalence of toxoplasmosis in pregnant women at first trimester of their pregnancy and to follow up the seroconversion for next two trimesters, and to identify the risk factors and possible contamination routes in Aydin province, Turkey. METHOD The sample size was calculated as 423 on a(More)
OBJECTIVES Missed diagnosis of child abuse may lead to chronic abuse with potential for death. This paper reports 3 such cases. METHODS This is a retrospective chart review of 38 cases diagnosed as abusive head trauma between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2006 at a university hospital. We sought to identify fatal cases with a past medical history of(More)
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