Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii.

Toxoplasma gondii is a single-celled parasite that causes a disease known as toxoplasmosis.The toxoplasma parasite lives in the flesh of many animals, from mice to cattle, and infects other animals that eat them, like cats and humans.The parasite is killed by cooking and pasteurization.Most people with toxoplasmosis don't need treatment. If eye symptoms occur, or if symptoms appear in a baby or someone who has a weakened immune system, call your doctor immediately.This illness lasts up to approximately 1-3 weeks. Most infections produce no symptoms. Symptoms in otherwise healthy people include headache, mild illness with fever, muscle pain, & sore throat.In rare cases, eye disease with visual loss can occur.

This video explains the cycle of Toxoplasma.

Undercooked meats can cause toxoplasma.

Most times, the toxoplasma disease starts when animals eat out of grass that is effected with cat feces or soil that is contaminated with cat feces.

Keep your foods separated and make sure you wash your hands before dealing with fruits and veggies after dealing with meats.

This video explains the life cycle of toxoplasma.

The cycle of toxoplasma.

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