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Causes of Toxoplasmosis

Primary Cause of Toxoplasmosis

The primary cause of Toxoplasmosis is the result:

  • of eating food from an animal infected with an infectious agent, or from food that is contaminated from the food handler (who is infected with Toxoplasmosis), or from contaminated soil or water, or from toxins produced by an infectious organism.
  • of transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following: saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.

Toxoplasmosis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Toxoplasmosis:

Toxoplasmosis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Toxoplasmosis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Toxoplasmosis:

Toxoplasmosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Toxoplasmosis: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Toxoplasmosis:

Causes of Broader Categories of Toxoplasmosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Toxoplasmosis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Toxoplasmosis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Toxoplasmosis. Our database lists the following as having Toxoplasmosis as a complication of that condition:

Toxoplasmosis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Toxoplasmosis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Toxoplasmosis. Our database lists the following as having Toxoplasmosis as a symptom of that condition:

Drug interactions causing Toxoplasmosis:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Toxoplasmosis as a symptom.

The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Dexamethasone and Marijuana interaction
  • Aeroseb-Dex and Marijuana interaction
  • Ak-Dex and Marijuana interaction
  • Ak-Trol and Marijuana interaction
  • Baldex and Marijuana interaction
  • more interactions...»

What causes Toxoplasmosis?

Causes: Toxoplasmosis: Toxoplasma gondii protozoa often found in cat feces, raw meat, or exposed areas.

Related information on causes of Toxoplasmosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Toxoplasmosis may be found in:


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