When it comes to the profiling of contagious diseases that can pass from cat to human, Toxoplasmosis is one that is very well known. But what exactly is this disease, how can it be caused, and what are some of the myths about it? Read on below for an understanding of this highly prolific zoonotic disease.
What is Toxoplasmosis?
Toxoplasmosis is a disease which is caused as a result of infection with Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite. Although this disease can infect almost all mammals, it’s definitive host is the cat. What this means is that although other mammals can carry the parasite,...