Revista Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecología
versión impresa ISSN 0034-7434
OLAYA URUENA, Carlos A y FLOREZ GARCIA, Diego F. Practice guideline for diagnosis and management of gestational toxoplasmosis. Rev Colomb Obstet Ginecol [online]. 2003, vol.54, n.3, pp. 164-170. ISSN 0034-7434.
Objective: To obtain a guide for diagnostic and treatment of the toxoplasmosis in the pregnancy, up-to-date, scientifically reliable, practice, applicable to Latin America and that it allows to influence positively in the obstetric health. Materials and methods: It was carried out a search of articles elaborated in the last 10 years, related to toxoplasmosis during the pregnancy, published in Medline, Pub-Med, Cochrane Review and national scientific literature. After sifting this information were gathered and separate the most important and then we proceeded to elaborate a guide of diagnostic and treatment of toxoplasmosis in the pregnancy. Outcome: Starting from the interpretation of the curves of behavior of the IgG and specific IgM for Toxoplasma gondii, it was possible to integrate an appropriate medical behavior to a certain serologic, foreseeing to reduce to the maximum the incorrect interpretation of the paraclinics, actually the only tool for the detection of an subclinic illness. Conclusion: The information obtained is recent and with an irrefutable scientific value, and will allow a more reliable approach of this pathology. Also, carrying out a guide of diagnostic and treatment will be possible to subtract him complexity to the interpretation of the serologic tests for its detection.
Palabras llave : Acute and chronic toxoplasmosis; Inmunoglobulins G, M, A and E; PCR; ELISA; quimioluminiscency.