DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis [DOID:9965]

A coccidiosis that has_material_basis_in protozoan Toxoplasma gondii. The parasite effects most genera of warm-blooded animals, including humans, but the primary host is the felid (cat) family. Animals are infected by eating infected meat, by ingestion of feces of a cat that has itself recently been infected, or transmission_by mother to fetus. The symptoms include bilateral, nontender cervical or axillary lymphadenopathy, fever, malaise, myalgia, hepatosplenomegaly, anemia and leukopenia.

Synonyms:  toxoplasmosis,  DOID:9965,  disseminated toxoplasmosis