Adverse Socioeconomic Conditions and Oocyst-Related Factors Are Associated with Congenital Toxoplasmosis in a Population-Based Study in Minas Gerais, Brazil

@inproceedings{Carellos2014AdverseSC,
  title={Adverse Socioeconomic Conditions and Oocyst-Related Factors Are Associated with Congenital Toxoplasmosis in a Population-Based Study in Minas Gerais, Brazil},
  author={Ericka Viana Machado Carellos and Gl{\'a}ucia Manzan Queiroz de Andrade and Daniel V Vasconcelos-Santos and Jos{\'e} N{\'e}lio Janu{\'a}rio and Roberta Maia de Castro Romanelli and Mery Natali Silva Abreu and Fabiana Maria da Silva and Ivy Rosa Coelho Loures and Juliana Queiroz de Andrade and Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE Congenital toxoplasmosis is a public health problem in Brazil. This study aimed to determine risk factors associated with congenital toxoplasmosis in Minas Gerais which is the second largest Brazilian State based on number of inhabitants, and its territorial extension is larger than that of France. METHODS Population-based case-control study to assess the association between congenital toxoplasmosis and maternal exposure to infection risk factors. The study included mothers/children… CONTINUE READING
5 Citations
29 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…