NAPLEX Practice Question # 81

NAPLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 81.



protozoan infections















Toxoplasma gondii is usually acquired by ingestion of cysts in undercooked meat or ingestion of cat fecal contamination. Infections are usually mild, although, when acquired during pregnancy, can be transmitted to the fetus resulting in abortion, stillbirth, or neonatal disease (chorioretinitis, blindness, encephalitis, and hepatosplenomegaly).

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