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Case Reports in Infectious Diseases
Volume 2015, Article ID 851085, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/851085
Case Report

Severe Congenital Toxoplasmosis: A Case Report and Strain Characterization

1Basic Sciences in Infectious Diseases Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
2Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

Received 18 November 2014; Revised 29 December 2014; Accepted 30 December 2014

Academic Editor: Larry M. Bush

Copyright © 2015 Bahador Sarkari and Samaneh Abdolahi Khabisi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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