Toxoplasmosis is an infectious disease caused by protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii, one of the world’s most dreaded parasite. There are 3 major genotypes of Toxoplasma gondii, namely (type 1, type 2, and type 3). These genotypes differ in their pathogenicity and prevalence among people around the world. Toxoplasmosis may be caused by transmission of T.gondii parasite through open wounds, consumption of contaminated raw meat, mutton, pork, beef, or by transfusion of blood, and organ transplant. Healthy people usually exhibit flu like symptoms such as fever, fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, and headaches.
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