Toxoplasmosis is an infection caused by the Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) parasite. It is one of the most common parasitic diseases and is known to affect nearly all warm-blooded animals and humans, but cats are the primary living host. Toxoplasmosis could cause a miscarriage or stillbirth, or the infection could spread to the baby and cause serious complications. (such as those who've had an organ transplant, those with HIV, and those having chemotherapy.
In case of severe disease, your cat may need to be hospitalized for emergency treatment. Fluids are given intravenously in cats with poor hydration. Antibiotics are given to control the infection and prevent further progression of the disease into the system.In the Singapore, about 960,417 cases of Toxoplasmosis infection are reported in humans each year. Almost 10% of the Singapore population is infected with Toxoplasmosis, a parasite of dogs and cats that can be passed from animals to humans.