Cleaning Cat Vomit
Jan 3, 2007
Ive been positive for 8 years now my immune system is strong (T cells 697), HIV is undetectable. I've read alot about using care with cleaning a cats litter box because of Toxoplasmosis. My question is what about when cats have furballs or they vomit and I have to clean it up. Can that give me Toxo or any other disease. Should I be concerned and how do I clean that up if it is infectious to me.
Thanks for your help,
Response from Dr. Pierone
The answer to your question is that you may clean up fur ball associated vomit from your cat (I have this job in my household as well and it is indeed a noble calling). It seems prudent to use gloves and wash your hands afterward.
Thanks for posting and best of luck!
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