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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
\ue001Life Cycle
\ue000Should know:
4 November 2005

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

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
\ue001 His vital signs were all within normal limits
\ue001 Chest examination and radiograph were normal.
Investigative Protocol:
Laboratory Investigation:
Blood, Serum, CSF:

Biochemical & Electrolyte analysis
Bacterial, Viral, Parasitic studies

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