JOSIAH BROWN, M.D.; LEON JACOBS, Ph.D.
The accumulated records of congenital toxoplasmosis total, at the present time, several hundred cases.1, 2, 3 On the other hand, case reports of clinical toxoplasmosis acquired after birth are few. Two cases of encephalitis in juveniles have been described, one of which terminated fatally,4 and eight fatal cases in adults. Pinkerton and Henderson5 reported the first two well substantiated cases. Four other fatal cases, reported by various authors, have been summarized by Kass et al.,6 and the last two have been described by Corpening et al.7 and by Wolf et al.,8 respectively. Several cases of severe adult toxoplasmosis with spontaneous
BROWN J, JACOBS L. ADULT TOXOPLASMOSIS: REPORT OF A CASE DUE TO LABORATORY INFECTION1. Ann Intern Med. 1956;44:565–572. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-3-565
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