[ UK /tˌɒksəplɐzmˈəʊsɪs/ ]
- 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
How To Use toxoplasmosis In A Sentence
- Toxoplasmosis usually is diagnosed on the basis of antibody detection.
- Pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine generally are used to treat infants with congenital toxoplasmosis.
- Subsequently, he was diagnosed as having hepatitis B, oral candidiasis, central nervous system toxoplasmosis, and perirectal herpes simplex virus.
- The organism has long been known to cause toxoplasmosis, which is why pregnant women are told to stay away from litter boxes, and "in the early days of the AIDS epidemic, before good antiretroviral drugs were developed, it was to blame for the dementia that afflicted many patients. Forbes.com: News
- Congenital toxoplasmosis can mimic disease caused by organisms such as herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus, and rubella virus.
- Cats carry the disease Toxoplasmosis, which can be transmitted to the bandicoots and is often fatal.
- T. gondii infection causes a disease called toxoplasmosis that produces mild flu-like symptoms and only really threatens foetuses and those with weak immune systems. ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science
- Some of these diseases, such as toxoplasmosis and bartonella, or cat scratch disease, can also infect humans. Boulder Daily Camera Most Viewed
- Predominant neuropathological features of cerebral toxoplasmosis is multifocal necrotizing encephalitis.
- A biopsy of brain tissue detected the presence of toxoplasmosis, which is relatively harmless in people with normally functioning immune systems.