In-depth

Causes

Genital herpes

Rubella

Swimmer's ear

Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is an infection caused by a parasite. It doesn't make most people ill, but infants and people with HIV/AIDS are at risk of complications.

Complications

Tooth abscess

Risk factors

HIV/AIDS

Hodgkin's lymphoma

Syphilis

Symptoms

Runny nose

Tests and diagnosis

Chest X-rays

Complete blood count (CBC)

CT scan

Needle biopsy

Oct. 26, 2016
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