Ocular sequelae of congenital toxoplasmosis in Brazil compared with Europe.
2008 (English)In: PLoS neglected tropical diseases, ISSN 1935-2735, Vol. 2, no 8, e277- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
T. gondii causes more severe ocular disease in congenitally infected children in Brazil compared with Europe. The marked differences in the frequency, size and multiplicity of retinochoroidal lesions may be due to infection with more virulent genotypes of the parasite that predominate in Brazil but are rarely found in Europe.
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2008. Vol. 2, no 8, e277- p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-42647DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000277PubMedID: 18698419OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-42647DiVA: diva2:409884