Toxoplasmosis is an infection that is dangerous to unborn children. The infection is spread through a parasite that can be found in undercooked meat from an infected animal or in cat feces. Symptoms of infection don't always appear but may include aching, fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, and fever. A blood test can diagnosis toxoplasmosis. Toxoplasmosis can be treated during pregnancy if a pregnant woman becomes infected. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how toxoplasmosis is caused and transmitted, how to treat it, and much more.
Pregnancy and Toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasmosis, a parasitic infection, is very dangerous during pregnancy. Learn more from WebMD about toxoplasmosis prevention, symptoms, and treatment.
Food Poisoning: Toxoplasmosis-Topic Overview
What is toxoplasmosis? Toxoplasmosis is infection with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. In the United States,more than 60 million people probably are infected with the parasite,but very few have symptoms because the immune system is usually able to fight the disease. 1 Toxoplasmosis is dangerous to a pregnant woman and her fetus. For more information,see the topic Toxoplasmosis During ...
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A toxoplasmosis is a blood test that checks for antibodies to the Toxoplasma gondiiparasite. Your body's natural defense system (immune system) will make these antibodies only if you have been infected by this tiny parasite.
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