Toxoplasmosis

Causative agent–

Toxoplasma gondii

Transmission by–

  • Eating contaminated meat
  • Accidental ingestion of cat faeces
  • Eating unwashed vegetables.

Symptoms and Signs–

  • In healthy persons, it is asymptomatic or may cause flu-like illness.
  • In people with HIV
  1. Encephalitis
  2. Necrotizing retinochoroiditis
  3. Death

Treatment–

Medicines

 

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