Toxoplasmosis is caused by Toxoplasma infection. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) categorizes it as a “Neglected Parasitic Infection” and is targeting it for public health action. Although most infected individuals experience few symptoms, it can be deadly.
CDC Parasites — Toxoplasmosis
Listen to Dr. Dubey discuss his work on toxoplasmosis and his induction into the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service Hall of Fame (.mp4 or .wmv video, 4:47 minutes)