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Any of various parasitic protozoans of the genus Toxoplasma, including some that cause disease in birds and mammals.
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(Microbiology) a microorganism of the genus Toxoplasma
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n. Toxoplasma, género de parásito protozoario.
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[USA], Aug 24 (ANI): Researchers have identified that infection by land-based protozoan parasites such as Toxoplasma and related parasites that come from domestic cats are common causes of illness and death of southern sea otters.
Although serum toxoplasma IgM and IgG titers were initially negative, IgG seroconversion was observed in serial tests 6 months (9.2 IU/mL) and 12 months (39.7 IU/mL) later.
The detection of the IgM antibody against Toxoplasma, Rubella, HSV and CMV is the best diagnostic modality for these infections.
Medical News Today reported that a new study found that an infection with the cat-borne parasite Toxoplasma gondii makes people more risk-prone and likely to start a business.
Toxoplasmosis is a zoonotic infection in humans caused by an intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii, a sporozoan protozoa belonging to genus of Toxoplasma.
Toxoplasmosis is a major zoonotic disease of warm-blooded animals caused by Toxoplasma gondii.
Toxoplasmosis is a zoonosis caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii which is considered to be the most frequent protozoan infection worldwide [1, 2].