Is latent Toxoplasma gondii infection associated with the occurrence of schizophrenia? A case-control study

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Schizophrenia cases who live in homes with soil floors have a significantly higher T. gondii infection as compared to those who live in homes with cement/ceramic floors (90.9% vs 33.3%; p = 0.004).

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I have a cat and I make sure I wash my hands thoroughly after scooping her litter box

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I wonder what the percentage is of citizens in Ethiopia (where the study was performed) who live in houses with soil / ground floors. I googled but found no statistics.

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Influenza A in pregnancy raises chance of child developing sz seven fold…
I think we haven’t examined all posible ways to “earn” this…

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