Combined Toxoplasma gondii seropositivity and high blood kynurenine--Linked with nonfatal suicidal self-directed violence in patients with schizophrenia.

Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) chronic infection and elevated kynurenine (KYN) levels have been individually associated with non-fatal suicidal self-directed violence (NF-SSDV). We aimed to test the hypothesis that the association between T. gondii seropositivity and history of NF-SSDV would be stronger in schizophrenia patients with high plasma KYN levels… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2015.10.002

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