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Lecture 53 - 3rd Asessment - Toxoplasma

Lecture 53 - 3rd Asessment - Toxoplasma

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Learning Objectives(Toxoplasmosis)
\ue000Must know about
Must know about:
:
\ue001Importance to Kuwait
\ue001Modes of Transmission
\ue001Pathogenesis & Symptoms
\ue001Type of specimen AND Diagnosis
\ue001Prevention
\ue001Life Cycle
\ue000Should know:
\ue001Treatment
4 November 2005

A 27 year-old Kuwaiti was admitted in Ibne-Sina
Hospital with a 10-day history of headache and
lethargy.

On the day of his admission, he presented with seizures and became confused, disoriented, and irritated. He had no fever.

The Pt. had renal transplant 5 Yrs ago and was on
immunosuppressive maintenance therapy
[Cyclosporin, steroid].
Physical Examination:
He was lethargic and could not answer properly to
questions.
\ue001 His vital signs were all within normal limits
\ue001 Chest examination and radiograph were normal.
Investigative Protocol:
Laboratory Investigation:
Blood, Serum, CSF:

Microscopy
Biochemical & Electrolyte analysis
Bacterial, Viral, Parasitic studies

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