Okuläre Toxoplasmose

@article{Pleyer2007OkulreT,
  title={Okul{\"a}re Toxoplasmose},
  author={Uwe Pleyer and Necip Torun and Oliver Liesenfeld},
  journal={Der Ophthalmologe},
  year={2007},
  volume={104},
  pages={603-616}
}
ZusammenfassungDie Toxoplasmose ist eine weltweit auftretende parasitäre Zoonose und ein bedeutendes Problem weltweiter Erblindung. Die Infektion wird durch orale Aufnahme von Oozysten, die durch infizierte Katzen ausgeschieden werden, oder durch Gewebezysten in ungenügend gekochtem und rohem Fleisch erworben. Die primäre Infektion während der Schwangerschaft kann zur kongenitalen Infektion führen. Die okuläre Toxoplasmose ist bei immunkompetenten Patienten die häufigste Ursache einer… Expand
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