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Toxoplasmosis is caused by protozoa Toxoplasma gondii. In adults, the infectionis usually asymptomatic and
without certain clinical manifestations. The active infection is most often encounterd in the newborn, who
acquired their infection in utero. Pregnant woman with toxoplasmosis may have an abortion, intra unterine fetal
death, and if the infant survives the active infection hes is likely to be handicapped by serious residual central
nervous system and ocular lesions that can cause mental retardation. Therefore,pregnant woman must be
prevented from toxoplasma infection, or cure as early as possible.

How to Cite

Hamdan, A. (2015). TOXOPLASMOSIS DALAM KEHAMILAN. Intisari Sains Medis, 2(1), 13–18.




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