Toxocariasis

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Toxocariasis

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The terms "Toxocariasis" returned 121 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical course and treatment outcomes of toxocariasis-related eosinophilic disorder.
 

Author(s): Sun-Young Yoon, Seunghee Baek, So Y Park, Bomi Shin, Hyouk-Soo Kwon, You S Cho, Hee-Bom Moon, Tae-Bum Kim

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Sep;97(37):e12361.

 

Blood eosinophilia is a common clinical finding. Helminthic infections, including toxocariasis, are a common cause of eosinophilia; however, the clinical course of toxocariasis associated with eosinophilia is not fully understood. Thus, controversies exist regarding treatment indications.To ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Toxocariasis: a possible cause of acute pancreatitis?]
 

Author(s): Najah Boussetta, Bilel Arfaoui, Leila Metoui, Rim Dhahri, Bassem Louzir, Imen Gharsallah, Faida Ajili

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Human toxocariasis is a cosmopolitan parasitic zoonosis caused by Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati which are roundworms of dogs and cats. It is mostly a benign condition. We here report a case of acute pancreatitis secondary to toxocariasis.

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Immunoglobulin M antibodies are not specific for serodiagnosis of human toxocariasis.
 

Author(s): W H Roldán, G R Elefant, A W Ferreira

Journal: Parasite Immunol.. 2017 Aug;39(8):.

 

Serodiagnosis of human toxocariasis is established by detecting serum anti-Toxocara IgG antibodies, but there is little knowledge regarding the reactivity of human IgM antibodies against the Toxocara antigens. In this study, we have evaluated the reactivity of IgM antibodies in sera ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Toxocariasis" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A Systematic Review of Toxocariasis: A Neglected But High-Prevalence Disease in Brazil.
 

Author(s): Paula Mayara Matos Fialho, Carlos Roberto Silveira Corrêa

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2016 06;94(6):1193-9.

 

Toxocariasis is an anthropozoonosis that occurs in all parts of the world. In particular, this disease can often be found in developing countries and in regions, where basic sanitation conditions are poor. However, industrialized countries have reported seroprevalence rates as high ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cerebral Toxocariasis: Silent Progression to Neurodegenerative Disorders?
 

Author(s): Chia-Kwung Fan, Celia V Holland, Karen Loxton, Ursula Barghouth

Journal: Clin. Microbiol. Rev.. 2015 Jul;28(3):663-86.

 

Toxocara canis and T. cati are highly prevalent nematode infections of the intestines of dogs and cats. In paratenic hosts, larvae do not mature in the intestine but instead migrate through the somatic tissues and organs of the body. The presence of these migrating larvae can contribute ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Epidemiology of human toxocariasis in Poland - A review of cases 1978-2009.
 

Author(s): Anna Borecka, Teresa Kłapeć

Journal: Ann Agric Environ Med. 2015 ;22(1):28-31.

 

Toxocariasis is a helminthozoonosis due to the infection of humans with larvae belonging to the Toxocara genus. Humans become infected as a result of accidental consumption of infected eggs containing third stage larvae (L3) nematodes from Toxocara canis or Toxocara cati species. ...

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