Toxoplasmosis

Reilly Gower

What is Toxoplasmosis?

Toxoplasmosis is an infection that is caused by a single-celled parasite that is known as Toxoplasma gondii. This infection is mainly caused by contact with cats, eating undercooked meat, drinking milk from an infected goat, and blood/organ transfusion from an infected person.

Works Cited

"Toxoplasmosis." Prevention. Mayo Clinic Foundation for Education, 1998. Web. 14 May 2015. <http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toxoplasmosis/basics/prevention/con-20025859>.


"Toxoplasmosis Testing." : The Test. American Association for Clinical Chemistry, 2001. Web. 14 Oct. 2015. <https://labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/toxoplasmosis/tab/test/>.