alexa Toxoplasmosis, Pancreatitis, Obesity and Drug Discovery
ISSN: 2165-7092

Pancreatic Disorders & Therapy
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Research Article

Toxoplasmosis, Pancreatitis, Obesity and Drug Discovery

Helieh S. Oz*
University of Kentucky Medical Center, USA
Corresponding Author : Helieh S. Oz, DVM, PhD
AGAF, University of Kentucky Medical Center, USA
Tel: 859-277-0988
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Febuary 20, 2014; Accepted July 30, 2014; Published August 01, 2014
Citation: Helieh S. Oz (2014) Toxoplasmosis, Pancreatitis, Obesity and Drug Discovery . Pancreat Disord Ther 4:138. doi:10.4172/2165-7092.1000138
Copyright: © 2014 Oz HS. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
 

Abstract

 Toxoplasmosis, an infectious and inflammatory syndrome, is one of the most important foodborne diseases
causing hospitalization and death in U.S.A. Toxoplasma infects nucleated cells including pancreatic and destroys
the β cells. Toxoplasma is a Category B classified infection by CDC and NIH, which once infected the organisms
reside in tissues in cysts form for the host’s lifelong awaiting reactivation. Congenital toxoplasmosis occurs by
transplacental transmission during maternal infection or reactivation of organisms and manifests with spontaneous
abortion, or severe physical and mental defects. Currently, there is no safe and effective therapeutic modality
against congenital toxoplasmosis or the persistent chronic infection. Here, toxoplasmosis and possible involvement
of infection in induction of pancreatitis, and an experimental drug efficacy is discussed

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