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Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. More than 60 million people in the U.S. have the parasite. Most of them don't get sick. But the parasite causes serious problems for some people. These include people with weak immune systems and babies whose mothers become infected for the first time during pregnancy. Problems can include damage to the brain, eyes, and other organs.

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  1. Toxoplasmosis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. More than 60 million people in the ... brain, eyes, and other organs. You can get toxoplasmosis from : Waste from an infected cat Eating contaminated ...
  2. Toxoplasmosis is an infection due to the parasite Toxoplasma gondii . ... Toxoplasmosis is found in humans worldwide and in many kinds of animals and birds. The parasite also ...
  3. Congenital toxoplasmosis is a group of symptoms that occur when an unborn baby (fetus) is infected with the parasite ... Toxoplasmosis infection can be passed to a developing baby if the mother becomes infected while pregnant. The ...
  4. Toxoplasmosis (and the Eye) (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus)  
    American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus ... Eye Diseases/Specifics ... Eye Diseases ... Toxoplasmosis/Specifics ... Toxoplasmosis ... GLOSSARY, TERMS, ...
  5. Toxoplasmosis (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Nemours Foundation ... Toxoplasmosis/Children ... Toxoplasmosis ... toxoplasmosis, immune system, congenital, developing fetus, pregnancy, small at birth, fevers, swollen ...
  6. Toxoplasmosis and Pregnant Women (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Toxoplasmosis/Women ... Toxoplasmosis ... Infections and Pregnancy/Specifics ... Infections and Pregnancy ... Animal Diseases and ...
  7. Breastfeeding: Toxoplasmosis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Can a breastfeeding mother with toxoplasmosis continue to breastfeed her infant? Learn more. ... breastfeeding, breast feeding, toxoplasmosis, infection, milk, breastmilk, breast ... gondii, cat feces, contaminated food, cracked nipples, bleeding ...
  8. Toxoplasmosis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Toxoplasmosis, Toxo, Toxoplasma, Toxoplasma Gondii, Parasitic Diseases
  9. ... can transmit the infection to her fetus (congenital toxoplasmosis).
  10. Toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma infection) Treatment (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    Education and information about Toxoplasmosis treatment. ... Toxoplasmosis, Toxo, Toxoplasma, Toxoplasma Gondii, Parasitic Diseases
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