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What are my chances of developing a protozoan infection?

Your chances of developing a protozoan infection depend greatly on your exposure to the single-celled parasites that cause the condition. Parasites are more commonly found in tropical and sub-tropical regions although they exist in temperate climates as well. Millions of people around the world develop protozoan infections each year.

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