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Toxoplasmosis: The Strain Explains Severity of Infection - 03/14/2011

Toxoplasmosis: The Strain Explains Severity of Infection

Release Date: March 14, 2011

Providing clues into why the severity of a common parasitic infection can vary greatly from person to person, a new Johns Hopkins study shows that each one of three strains of the cat-borne parasite Toxoplasma gondii sets off a unique reaction in the nerve cells it invades.

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