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  • serological
  • The data were recorded at first examination and included patients' serological status prior to their ocular manifestations and patients' mothers serological status before, during, and/or after pregnancy. (arvojournals.org)
  • Patients with clinical appearance compatible with ocular toxoplasmosis and positive serological tests have been given triple therapy consisting of pyrimethamine or clindamycin and sulfadiazine combination for 4-6 weeks. (escrs.org)
  • systemic
  • This case report presents for the first time an acute systemic allergic reaction to corticosteroids in a patient with ocular toxoplasmosis after treatment with intravenous cortisone, and discusses alternative treatments. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Therefore, we report for the first time the case of a systemic allergic reaction by a patient with OT treated with a single dose of intravenous prednisolone-21-hydrogensuccinate (Solu-Decortin® H) to reduce the ocular inflammatory response of OT. (biomedcentral.com)
  • infections
  • Ocular infections with the Herpes simplex virus (HSV, the cold sore virus) or Herpes zoster virus (HZV, the shingles or recurrent chicken pox virus) are the two most common causes of infectious corneal blindness in the industrialized world. (masseyeandear.org)
  • Ocular involvement in the course of Bartonella infections is being recognized with increasing frequency, with B. henselae being the most frequently encountered species ( 9 , 18 ). (asm.org)