0 Mother to Child Toxoplasma

Toxoplasma (protozoa)

Definitive Host : Cat
Incidental host : Human

Prevention : Spiramycin to Mother to prevent vertical transmission to child.

If not prevented :

a. Hydrocephalus
b. Convulsions
c. 24 - 50% cases show Calcifications in
  • Caudate Nucleus
  • Choroid Plexus
  • SubEpendyma

Note : In CMV - Calcifications are Periventricular.

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