Toxoplasmosis is an infection with Toxoplasma gondii. Symptoms range from a lack of up to a benign lymphadenopathy (a mononucleosis-like disease) or a life-threatening CNS disease or involvement of other organs in immunocompromised people. Encephalitis can develop in patients with AIDS and low CD4 counts. In congenital infection may lead to a retinochoroiditis, seizures and mental retardation. The diagnosis is made by serologic tests, histology, or PCR. Treatment is usually…

September 3, 2018

What is toxoplasmosis?

Toxoplasmosi (ok-so-plaza-plaz-sis) è un disturbo che si conclude con l'infezione dal parassita Toxoplasma gondii, uno dei parassiti più comuni al mondo. L'infezione di solito si verifica mangiando carne avariata poco cotta, esposizione a feci di gatto infette o trasmissione da madre a figlio durante la gravidanza.
May 9, 2018

Overview Toxoplasmosis (ok-so-plaza-plaz-sis) is an ailment that ends from infection with the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, one of the world’s most common parasites. Infection usually occurs by eating undercooked spoiled meat, exposure from infected cat feces, or mother-to-child transmission throughout pregnancy. Toxoplasmosis may trigger flu-like symptoms in some people, but most people impacted never create signs and symptoms. For infants born to infected mothers and for individuals with impaired immune systems,…