The immunobiology of the innate response to Toxoplasma gondii.

  title={The immunobiology of the innate response to Toxoplasma gondii.},
  author={Catherine M. D. Miller and Nicola R. Boulter and Rowan J. Ikin and Nicholas Jc Smith},
  journal={International journal for parasitology},
  volume={39 1},
Toxoplasma gondii is a unique intracellular parasite. It can infect a variety of cells in virtually all warm-blooded animals. It has a worldwide distribution and, overall, around one-third of people are seropositive for the parasite, with essentially the entire human population being at risk of infection. For most people, T. gondii causes asymptomatic infection but the parasite can cause serious disease in the immunocompromised and, if contracted for the first time during pregnancy, can cause… CONTINUE READING
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