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Protozoan infections

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Some infections may cause kidney disease, usually in the glomeruli which filter waste from blood. Treating nephropathy involves treating the infection.

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Toxoplasmosis is an acute infection with Toxoplasma gondii. It can have serious health risks for pregnant women or people with suppressed immune function.

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