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Parasitic Disease Center

Parasitic diseases occur when an organism invades a person's body and finds nourishment inside the host. Parasites range from tiny, single-celled organisms (protozoa, which may cause conditions such as babesiosis) to multicellular worms (helminths, including tapeworms and roundworms) that may be visible. The parasitic infection toxoplasmosis can be contracted in numerous ways.

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