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Toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma Gondii)

$15.99 CAD

Introducing our Toxoplasmosis GIANTmicrobe plush, a quirky yet informative representation of the Toxoplasma gondii parasite!  Learn about this common parasitic disease while raising awareness about its transmission and prevention.

Educational Insight: Explore the world of Toxoplasmosis, a widespread parasitic disease caused by the Toxoplasma gondii protozoan.  Despite its prevalence, many individuals remain unaware of its impact on human and animal health.

Transmission and Risk Factors: Toxoplasmosis can be acquired through various means, including the consumption of undercooked meat, unwashed fruits and vegetables, and contact with cat feces.  Cats serve as the primary host for the reproductive stage of the parasite, with Toxoplasma gondii oocysts maturing in their bowels.

Symptoms and Complications: While most individuals with Toxoplasmosis experience no symptoms or mild flu-like symptoms, the disease can pose serious risks to those with weakened immune systems or pregnant women.  Complications may include congenital defects in infants born to infected mothers or severe illness in immunocompromised individuals.

Preventive Measures: Reduce the risk of Toxoplasmosis by practicing proper hygiene, cooking meat thoroughly, washing produce, and avoiding contact with cat litter boxes.  Pregnant women, in particular, should take precautions to prevent infection and seek medical advice if exposed.

Historical Significance: Trace the historical milestones of Toxoplasmosis, from its discovery in North African rodents in 1908 to its impact on human and animal health throughout the 20th century.

Fascinating Trivia: Did you know that Toxoplasmosis is the second leading cause of death from foodborne illness in the United States?  Explore intriguing facts about the parasite and its transmission dynamics.

Product Details:

Materials: Crafted from high-quality materials and stuffed with soft polyester fiber fill, our Toxoplasmosis GIANTmicrobe plush is both cuddly and informative.  Surface washable for easy cleaning, it serves as a tangible reminder of the importance of awareness and prevention.

Packaging: Each plush microbe includes a printed card featuring fun, educational, and fascinating facts about Toxoplasma gondii, enhancing the learning experience for enthusiasts of all ages.

Safety: Compliant with U.S. and European safety standards, our products are suitable for ages 3 and up.


GIANTmicrobes are meticulously crafted to be one million times larger than the actual microbes, cells, organisms, and critters they represent!

  • Gigantic (GG): 16-24"
  • XL (XL): 10-15"
  • Original (PD): 5-8"
  • Keychain (KC): 2-4" with clip

Bring home the Toxoplasmosis GIANTmicrobe plush today and unravel the mysteries of this intriguing parasite!