Jose G. Montoya

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Toxoplasma gondii

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Parasite name and classification Toxoplasma gondii is an obligate intracellular parasite of worldwide distribution. Members of the Felidae family are the definitive host. Humans and warm-blooded animals are intermediate hosts and primarily harbor the parasite in their brains, eye, heart, and skeletal muscles. The term T. gondii infection…

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