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  • fetus
  • IgA : Measurement of IgA antibody titers may also be useful in a diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis in a fetus or newborn because IgM production is often weak during this period and the presence of IgG antibodies may indicate passive transfer of maternal antibodies in utero. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • Kids whose immune systems are weakened (for example, by AIDS , cancer , or medicines taken after organ transplants) are at special risk for severe toxoplasmosis infections. (kidshealth.org)
  • Immunocompromised patients (including those with AIDS, cancer, or those taking immunosuppressive drugs) are at risk to acquire toxoplasmosis that can become a severe, even fatal, disease. (aapos.org)
  • Toxoplasmosis - Could damage the babys brain - Could damage the babys eyes - Could cause severe retardation at birth - Could cause a miscarriage Precautions How can you avoid contracting this diseases? (indiaparenting.com)
  • trimester
  • Your baby is most at risk of contracting toxoplasmosis if you become infected in the third trimester and least at risk if you become infected during the first trimester. (mayoclinic.org)
  • clinical
  • The precautionary principle suggests however that possible role of toxoplasmosis as a triggering factor responsible for development of several clinical entities deserves much more attention and financial support both in everyday medical practice and future clinical research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fever
  • Close contact with sheep who have recently given birth can lead to clamydiosis, or enzootic abortion, in pregnant women, as well as an increased risk of Q fever, toxoplasmosis, and listeriosis in pregnant or the otherwise immunocompromised. (wikipedia.org)