You Can Prevent Toxoplasmosis (Toxo): A Guide for People with HIV Infection

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You Can Prevent Toxoplasmosis (Toxo): A Guide for People with HIV Infection

Description

This guide for people with HIV infection provides information about the prevention and treatment of toxoplasmosis (toxo). This tool is also available in Spanish.

This guide addresses the following questions:

  • What is toxo?
  • What are the symptoms of toxo-related illness?
  • How is toxo spread (or transmitted)?
  • How can I protect myself from toxo infection?
  • What happens when someone with HIV has toxo infection?
  • What should I do to prevent an inactive toxo infection from becoming active?
  • If I have had toxo-related illness, can I get it again?

Developer:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention

History

Release Date: 1999
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: May 2005
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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