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How do people catch toxoplasmosis?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Several ways

Cats are the definitive host for toxoplasmosis, that is, the sexual life cycle for the organism takes place in their intestines.
The oocysts are then passed in the stool and become infectious to humans after a few days of maturing. Many people, however, acquire toxoplasmosis by eating undercooked meat that contain cysts in the tissues rather than from cat droppings.

In brief: Several ways

Cats are the definitive host for toxoplasmosis, that is, the sexual life cycle for the organism takes place in their intestines.
The oocysts are then passed in the stool and become infectious to humans after a few days of maturing. Many people, however, acquire toxoplasmosis by eating undercooked meat that contain cysts in the tissues rather than from cat droppings.
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Dr. Indu Lal
Pediatrics

In brief: Cats

Cats are the host, handling infected cat's feces can infect humans too.

In brief: Cats

Cats are the host, handling infected cat's feces can infect humans too.
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