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Toxoplasmosis Soil Contaminated Produce
Can i get toxoplasmosis if i ate some cheese that was touching ham contaminated with toxoplasmosis? I only ate the cheese. I am pregant.
Favorable: People can get toxoplasmosis but not many are at risk.No treatment is needed if there are no symptoms and many never knew they had and cleared infection. Those at risk: 1. Hiv/aids 2. On steroids or other immunosuppressant drugs 3. On chemotherapy 4. During pregnancy: avoid cat litter/ contaminated soil, undercooked meat. Cover kid's sand boxes, wash hands after cutting raw meat, screened if risk. ...Read more
Yes.: One can contract toxoplasmosis by consuming food or water contaminated with cat feces or by contaminated environmental samples (such as fecal-contaminated soil or changing the litter box of a pet cat). Children are particularly vulnerable because of poor hand hygiene. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Toxoplasmosis : Toxoplasmosis is transmitted to human from cats, raw meets, contained water or food from the feces of cats, so raw eggs like any other food if it gets contaminated, it is possible. Raw eggs is known more for transmitting salmonella infection rather than toxoplasmosis. I hope that helps answer your question. Good luck . ...Read more
Potentially: Toxoplasmosis can come from animals and if there are animals in the lake then it can become contaminated You have to swallow the lake water that contains the Oocysts (contaminants) in order to become infected here is a link for toxoplasmosis http://www.healthline.com/health/toxoplasmosis#Overview1 ...Read more
Yes: You can get toxoplasmosis from: waste from an infected cat. Eating contaminated meat that is raw or not well cooked. Using utensils or cutting boards after they've had contact with raw meat. Drinking infected water. Receiving an infected organ transplant or blood transfusion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to eat fermented foods like pickles and cabbage while pregnant. Any risk of listeria or toxoplasmosis since they are technically raw?
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