Sensorineural hearing loss due to Toxoplasma gondii in children: a case-control study.

@article{Noorbakhsh2008SensorineuralHL,
  title={Sensorineural hearing loss due to Toxoplasma gondii in children: a case-control study.},
  author={Samileh Noorbakhsh and Faramarz Memari and Mohammad Farhadi and Azardokht Tabatabaei},
  journal={Clinical otolaryngology : official journal of ENT-UK ; official journal of Netherlands Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology & Cervico-Facial Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={
          269-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) can follow congenital toxoplasmosis. Treatment in the first year of life is associated with diminished occurrence of this sequel. In various parts of Iran, the prevalence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii ranges from 24% to 57.7%. We evaluate the possible role of Toxoplasma gondii infection on the occurrence of SNHL in children. DESIGN AND SETTING This case-control study was performed in a tertiary care center in Tehran between 2002 and 2003. This… CONTINUE READING
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