Introduction & Risk factors
There are two populations who are at high risk for infection with Toxoplasma:
► Infants born to mothers who became infected with Toxoplasma for the first time during or just before pregnancy.
►Persons with severely weakened immune systems, such as individuals with HIV/AIDS, those taking certain types of chemotherapy, and those who have recently received an organ transplant.
Latest Publications and Research on ToxoplasmosisImmunization With a DNA Vaccine Cocktail Encoding TgPF, TgROP16, TgROP18, TgMIC6, and TgCDPK3 Genes Protects Mice Against Chronic Toxoplasmosis. - Published by PubMed
The role of brain biopsy in the clinical management of HIV-related focal brain lesions. - Published by PubMed
Annexin A1 peptide is able to induce an anti-parasitic effect in human placental explants infected by Toxoplasma gondii. - Published by PubMed
Evaluation of current and emerging anti-malarial medicines for inhibition of Toxoplasma gondii growth in vitro. - Published by PubMed
Lower performance of Toxoplasma-infected, Rh-negative subjects in the weight holding and hand-grip tests. - Published by PubMed