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Can inhaling the dust of cat poop cause toxoplasmosis?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
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In brief: Swallow, not breathe

You need to swallow toxoplasmosis in order to get sick.
So if cat poop dust gets on your hands and you forget to wash your hands, you could possibly transfer the toxoplasmosis from your hands to your mouth. You can't catch it from breathing.

In brief: Swallow, not breathe

You need to swallow toxoplasmosis in order to get sick.
So if cat poop dust gets on your hands and you forget to wash your hands, you could possibly transfer the toxoplasmosis from your hands to your mouth. You can't catch it from breathing.
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