Severe toxoplasmosis caused by a Toxoplasma gondii strain with a new isoenzyme type acquired in French Guyana.

@article{Dard1998SevereTC,
  title={Severe toxoplasmosis caused by a Toxoplasma gondii strain with a new isoenzyme type acquired in French Guyana.},
  author={Marie Laure Dard{\'e} and I. Garc{\'i}a Villena and Jean Michel Pinon and Isabelle B{\'e}guinot},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={
          324
        }
}
liter; proteinuria, 312 mg/24 h; and cytorachia, 12 cells/mm 3 (95% lymphocytes). On day 15, he developed diarrhea and rales at the base of the right lung. Despite amoxicillin-ofloxacin therapy, he developed respiratory failure with bilateral pulmonary infiltrates on day 17. Numerous Toxoplasma gondii trophozoites were detected by immunofluorescence assay in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid but not in cerebrospinal fluid or bone marrow. The strain was isolated by cell culture; it was virulent in… CONTINUE READING

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