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How can I get toxoplasmosis?

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Dr. Mitchell Blass
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: From a litter box

The parasite, toxoplasma is excreted in the stool of healthy appearing house cats.
It can be acquired from a task as simple as changing a litter box without washing ones hands.

In brief: From a litter box

The parasite, toxoplasma is excreted in the stool of healthy appearing house cats.
It can be acquired from a task as simple as changing a litter box without washing ones hands.
Dr. Mitchell Blass
Dr. Mitchell Blass
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Undercooked meat

Most people (and even some doctors) think it is cats.
But cats are not a major reason for toxoplasmosis in this country. Undercooked meat is the most common way people acquire toxoplasmosis. Eat your meat well-done!

In brief: Undercooked meat

Most people (and even some doctors) think it is cats.
But cats are not a major reason for toxoplasmosis in this country. Undercooked meat is the most common way people acquire toxoplasmosis. Eat your meat well-done!
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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