Toxoplasmosis y embarazo

Andrea Navarro-Meza                                                                 REVISTA ACTA ACADÉMICA NÚM 47 NOV. 2010


Pregnant women who acquire infection from Toxoplasma gondii usually remain asymptomatic, although they can still transmit the infection to their fetuses with severe consequences. Infection can be acquired through ingestion of infected, undercooked meat or contaminated food or water. Transmission to the fetus occurs almost solely in women who acquire their primary  infection during gestation and can result in visual and available strategies for the prevention, diagnosis, and early treatment of the infection.hearing loss, mental and psychomotor retardation, seizures, hematological abnormalities, hepatosplenomegaly, or death. Systematic education and serological screening of pregnant women are the most reliable and currently