Master Doctor Search: Toxoplasma gondii
Congenital toxoplasmosis in a Portuguese tertiary hospital - report of 4 cases
Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular parasite responsible for toxoplasmosis, a zoonosis with a worldwide distribution. Congenital toxoplasmosis occurs when a pregnant woman...
7 days ago - Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine
How nasty Toxoplasma parasite damages the human eye
An international study used human retinal cells to demonstrate how the Toxoplasma parasite creates a characteristic eye lesion that can help doctors diagnose the infection.
15 days ago - ScienceDaily
Researchers shed new light on how Toxoplasma parasite damages the human eye
One third of the world population is infected with the parasite -Toxoplasma- which causes a common eye infection called ocular toxoplasmosis. Researchers have shed new light on...
15 days ago - News Medical
Infection-associated immune activation linked to bipolar disorder
Increased long-term antibody response to cytomegalovirus and decreased response to Toxoplasma gondii were linked to bipolar disorder, according to findings published in JAMA...
27 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Parasitology: Mother cells as organelle donors
Microbiologists have discovered a recycling process in the eukaryotic parasite Toxoplasma gondii that plays a vital role in the organism's unusual mode of reproduction.
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
Survey finds infection through raw pet food is rare
Most pet owners do not think feeding their animals with raw food increases infection risk, according to a study. The survey by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the...
1 month ago - Food Safety
Parasite needs chemical in cat intestines for sex
Toxoplasma gondii is a microbial parasite that infects humans and but needs cats to complete its full life cycle. New research shows why: the sexual phase of the parasite's...
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
House mouse shapes Toxoplasma gondii populations around the world
The humble house mouse has dramatically shaped parasitic Toxoplasma gondii populations in West Africa and around the world, according to research in PLOS Neglected Tropical...
3 monthes ago - News Medical
House mouse shapes Toxoplasma gondii distribution
The humble house mouse has dramatically shaped parasitic Toxoplasma gondii populations in West Africa and around the world, according to new research. As different strains...
3 monthes ago - ScienceDaily
New evidence shows cytotoxic T cells can identify, invade, and destroy targets of large mass like Toxoplasma gondii tissue cysts
CD8+ cytotoxic T lymphocytes can kill host cells infected with various microorganisms and single individual cancer cells through direct cell-to-cell contact, but their ability...
3 monthes ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
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