Veterinary advice should be sought before applying any treatment or vaccine.
Toxoplasmosis is a common infectious, zoonotic disease caused by the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii. It results in long-lasting infections in humans and animals. It is also recognized major cause of reproductive failure in sheep, goats and pigs. It is characterized by the presence of multifocal necrotic foci in the placenta and several organs of the foetus, mainly liver and brain, with mild infiltration of inflammatory cells.