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In what way you can determine if a baby has toxoplasmosis?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Blood tests

Diagnosis can be confirmed by detecting a positive blood test called the IgM assay for toxo in the first 6 months.
An IgG assay may pick up moms transferred material and would not be specific for baby.The IgM would be produced by the baby in response to an infection. Suspicion & need for testing may arise from exam findings.

In brief: Blood tests

Diagnosis can be confirmed by detecting a positive blood test called the IgM assay for toxo in the first 6 months.
An IgG assay may pick up moms transferred material and would not be specific for baby.The IgM would be produced by the baby in response to an infection. Suspicion & need for testing may arise from exam findings.
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
ADHD & Autism
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In brief: Blood Test

Serology(igm, igg antibodies) , polymerase chain reaction assays(pcr), histopathology.

In brief: Blood Test

Serology(igm, igg antibodies) , polymerase chain reaction assays(pcr), histopathology.
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