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Toxoplasma gondii

Monroe Pastermack keloid at hooked.net
Sun Dec 26 12:16:01 EST 1999


If you go to the following site and look at the various Toxoplasmosis
URL's to be found there you may find your answer. 

http://www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/c3.html

Pavel wrote:
> 
> Can someone tell me more about this parasite?
> 
> Supposedly, humans most often contract it from cats.  It results in a
> slowing of reflex responses and in significant personaility changes
> through a disease called, I beleive, toxoplamosis.  Researchers at the
> Charles University in Prague have recently discovered that it may be
> affecting around a third of the world's poplulation: in France and
> Germany, the incidence may be as high as 70% and in parts of Africa up
> to 90%.
> 
> To me, it sounds like this parasite is similar to trichanosis in that it
> lays dormant in cysts within brain and muscle tissue.

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