An estimation of the frequency of gestational toxoplasmosis in the Brazilian Federal District.

@article{Nbrega2005AnEO,
  title={An estimation of the frequency of gestational toxoplasmosis in the Brazilian Federal District.},
  author={Ot{\'a}vio Toledo N{\'o}brega and Marg{\^o} Gomes de Oliveira Karnikowski},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
  year={2005},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={358-60}
}
Acute infections by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii during pregnancy (gestational toxoplasmosis) are known to cause serious health problems to the fetus (congenital toxoplasmosis). In Brasília, there have been few studies on the incidence of toxoplasmosis. This report summarizes a retrospective study performed on 2,636 selected pregnant women attended by the public health system of Guará, a satellite-city of Brasília. In this survey, 17 cases of gestational toxoplasmosis were detected; 15 of… CONTINUE READING

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