Monthly Archives: September 2016

Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is one of the most widely spread diseases caused by simple microorganisms. At the same time, this disease poses a big threat, especially to pregnant women, or to women who are planing to have a baby. Morbidity of toxoplasmosis is impressively high in the world due to high rates in African and South American countries: in some countries up to 90% of the population are infected.

The problem is that sometimes people don’t even know that they are infected, because toxoplasmosis may have a latent form. A person might have no symptoms, but later experience complications that vary tremendously (from vision disturbances to spams and convulsions). Continue reading