Al's Comment:

Interesting study.  They found that people who had a T. gondii infection, as determined by having antibodies against the parasite were more likely to develop a brain tumor. More research needs to be done to repeat this experiment in different groups of patients, and to  see if the parasite can really cause a tumor and / or influences the growth of the tumor.  There are other conflicting studies that did not show the association, but this one seems the best designed.


Posted on: 01/12/2021

Toxoplasma gondii infection and the risk of adult gliomain two prospective studies

 


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