Reactivation of ocular toxoplasmosis during pregnancy.

  title={Reactivation of ocular toxoplasmosis during pregnancy.},
  author={Justus Gerhard Garweg and Janine Scherrer and Martine Wallon and Laurent Kodjikian and François Peyron},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={112 2},
We wished to assess whether ocular toxoplasmosis can be reactivated during pregnancy in immunocompetent females, and whether such reactivation is confined to the eye or whether the fetus is exposed to the risk of vertical transmission. For this purpose, we retrospectively examined 18 females with ocular toxoplasmosis during the course of 35 pregnancies. Of these 18 patients, seven developed recurrences during seven pregnancies. Due to the potential risk of functional damage to the mother and… CONTINUE READING