Published in AIDS Weekly, February 14th, 2005
According to published research from Japan, "We aimed to determine the effectiveness of using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to detect Toxoplasma gondii in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) specimens from Japanese patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-l."
"Twenty-six HIV-positive individuals presenting with focal neurological signs and a possible diagnosis of T. gondii encephalitis (TE) were enrolled in the study between April 1997 and March 2003.
"Eight patients were diagnosed as having TE using the accepted...
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