Frequently Asked Questions
Consult a child specialist or general physician.
2. Will my cat be able to spread toxoplasmosis infection to me?
Cats spread Toxoplasma in their feces for a few weeks following infection with the parasite.
3. What is toxoplasmosis?
It's an infection caused by a microscopic parasite that can live inside the cells of humans and animals, especially cats and farm animals.
4. Who are at a higher risk of developing toxoplasmosis?
There are two populations at high risk for infection with Toxoplasma, pregnant women and immunodeficient individuals.
5. How do cats become infected with Toxoplasma?
Cats can be infected with toxoplasmosis from eating mice, birds, and other small animals that are infected with the Toxoplasma parasite. For indoor cats, the most likely source is uncooked meat scraps.