People at risk and risk factors for toxoplasmosis (toxoplasma)

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People at risk and risk factors for toxoplasmosis (toxoplasma)

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Anyone can catch the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis because it is widespread all over the world.

  • An mná torracha can transmit the disease to the fetus, which can lead to serious health problems.

People with weakened immune systems are at greater risk for serious health problems:

  • Daoine le SIDA / VIH.
  • People who follow a ceimiteiripe.
  • People who take steroids or drugs frithdhúlagráin.
  • People who have received trasphlandú.

Fachtóirí riosca

  • Be in contact with feces cat by handling soil or litter.
  • Live or travel in countries whose sanitary conditions are deficient (water or contaminated meat).
  • Very rarely, toxoplasmosis can be transmitted by organ transplant or a blood transfusion.

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