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Can toxoplasmosis be prevented?

There are several steps that can be taken to avoid toxoplasmosis.

  • Make sure that your cat receives adequate and regular veterinarian attention.
  • After handling your cat or its litter box, be sure to wash your hands.
  • Cook meat thoroughly.
  • Wash all produce as well as dishware and food preparation spaces.
  • If you suffer from a weakened immune system or are pregnant, try to avoid all contact with cats.

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