Recurrence Rates of Ocular Toxoplasmosis During Pregnancy – Accepted Manuscript

Abstract: Purpose: To investigate whether recurrence rates of ocular toxoplasmosis are higher during pregnancy among women of childbearing age.Design: Retrospective longitudinal cohort study.Methods: We reviewed medical records of all women seen at a university eye clinic (Utrecht, Netherlands) during episodes of active toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis that occurred while the women were of childbearing age (16-42 years). Each woman was sent a questionnaire requesting information regarding all pregnancies and episodes of ocular toxoplasmosis, whether or not episodes were observed at the eye clinic. Conditional fixed-effects Poisson regression was used to model incident rate ratios of recurrence during pregnant versus non-pregnant intervals, adjusted (Read more...)

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