Toxoplasma infection in pregnancy: Diagnosis and treatment

Haji Seid Javadi, Ezzatalsadat and Haghdoost, Mehdi and Taghizadeh, Sepehr and Oweysee, Hamid Toxoplasma infection in pregnancy: Diagnosis and treatment. international journal of current reaserch and academic review.

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The clinical pictures of congenital toxoplasmosis may be different depending on the time of infection during pregnancy, meanwhile death in uterus, nervous or ocular pathologies and an asymptomatic condition will be available. Therefore early detection of that at the beginning of the initial infection in pregnant women is considered very important for the protection of mother and the fetus. The aim of this study was evaluation of Toxoplasmosis in pregnancy and its treatment. In a cross-sectional, analysis study conducted at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences and Department of infectious diseases of Tabriz University of medical sciences on pregnant women referred to the Genecology clinics and Infectious Diseases clinics, the risk of Toxoplasma gondii and the response rate to the treatment were evaluated in these cases. In this study, 195 pregnant women were examined during the period of 9 months. Mean age of studied women was 29.91 ± 6.84 year. 115 of omen were urban and 80 of them were rural. According to the investigation in terms of the Toxoplasma gondii antibody, 10 pregnant women (5.1%) were diagnosed with the acute Toxoplasma infection so they were treated by 3 gr Spiramycin for 6 weeks.In the 2 cases of 10 patients, amniotic fluid PCR was positive. One case attempted to miscarriage while one decided to continue the pregnancy.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: University Portal > research center > kcrdu
Depositing User: kosarunit Research portal
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2015 07:29
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2015 07:29
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3047

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