Toxoplasmosis is a mild parasitic infection in healthy adults, but during pregnancy, the parasite can infect the placenta or fetus. The baby born with congenital toxoplasmosis can suffer structural and neurological problems. In the most severe cases, it may be born lifeless.
How can it affect the baby if the surrogate gets toxoplasmosis?
By Andrea Rodrigo (embryologist).
Last Update: 11/16/2016
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.