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Evidence-Based Medicine
Risk of toxoplasmosis from cats and undercooked meat
  1. Derek Armstrong
  1. Head of Research and Development, BPEX, AHDB, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2TL
  1. e-mail: info{at}

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AS a BVA member, it was disappointing to see, in your recent news report, the BVA statement on recent cases of toxoplasmosis, which read: ‘It is not known which the greater source of infection is, but anecdotal advice suggests that meat is likely to be more important than contact with cats’ (VR, September 15, 2012, p 262).

Since when did my profession, which is based on scientific …

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