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  • n  infection caused by parasites transmitted to humans from infected cats; if contracted by a pregnant woman it can result in serious damage to the fetus

  • But because toxoplasmosis is hard to identify, the patient often does not get the treatment soon enough.
  • TOXOPLASMOSIS A big problem for pregnant women (it can produce miscarriages and birth defects), toxoplasmosis is caused by a protozoan that can be picked up by eating undercooked .
  • Toxoplasmosis A big problem for pregnant women (it can produce miscarriages and birth defects), toxoplasmosis is caused by a protozoan that can be picked up by eating undercooked .
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  • LETTER: Toxoplasmosis is no great community health threat
    To the editor: I don't take the threat of disease lightly. A recent letter regarding cats and the spread of toxoplasmosis was worrisome, so I did a little sleuthing. According to the website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: "In the United States it is estimated that 22.5 percent of the population 12 years and older have been infected with Toxoplasma." That's one out of five of ...
    July 24, 2013 - Eagle Star-Review

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