Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Repeated USMLE Questions Step 1- 228
Which of the following is the patient likely to be infected with?
Toxoplasmosis is the most likely cause of infection, even though all the above-listed conditions have significant clinical and epidemiologic features. Toxoplasmosis is a self-limiting and mild condition that occurs if the patient ingests Toxoplasma oocysts. The consumption of raw meat is the cause of the disease. Chronic toxoplasmosis or acute toxoplasmosis is generally associated with serious eye disease, thereby making toxoplasmosis the most likely infection.
The correct answer is B