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ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

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Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii as an Underrated Cause of Schizophrenia.
Author(s): Abeer Said Abd El-Ghany Al-Antably and Maged Al-Adrousy Gomaa

Introduction: Schizophrenia is a neuropsychiatric disease of uncertain cause. It was assumed that schizophrenia is genetically determined.
Toxoplasma gondii, a coccidian protozoon of the apicomplexa family, chronic infection with Toxoplasma gondii is more frequent in individuals with
schizophrenia than in psychiatrically healthy controls