Toxocariasis

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Toxocariasis

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The terms "Toxocariasis" returned 107 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Development of a Luminex Bead Based Assay for Diagnosis of Toxocariasis Using Recombinant Antigens Tc-CTL-1 and Tc-TES-26.
 

Author(s): John P Anderson, Lisa N Rascoe, Keith Levert, Holly M Chastain, Matthew S Reed, Hilda N Rivera, Isabel McAuliffe, Bin Zhan, Ryan E Wiegand, Peter J Hotez, Patricia P Wilkins, Jan Pohl, Sukwan Handali

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The clinical spectrum of human disease caused by the roundworms Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati ranges from visceral and ocular larva migrans to covert toxocariasis. The parasite is not typically recovered in affected tissues, so detection of parasite-specific antibodies is usually ...

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2015

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Production of Toxocara cati TES-120 Recombinant Antigen and Comparison with its T. canis Homolog for Serodiagnosis of Toxocariasis.
 

Author(s): Farzaneh Zahabiun, Seyed Mahmoud Sadjjadi, Muhammad Hafiznur Yunus, Anizah Rahumatullah, Mohammad Hosein Falaki Moghaddam, Syazwan Saidin, Rahmah Noordin

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2015 Aug;93(2):319-25.

 

Toxocariasis is a cosmopolitan zoonotic disease caused by the infective larvae of Toxocara canis and T. cati. Diagnosis in humans is usually based on clinical symptoms and serology. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)-enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay kits using T. canis excretory-secretory (TES) ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2015

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Cross-reactivity of Toxocariasis with Crude Antigen of Toxascaris leonina Larvae by ELISA.
 

Author(s): Yan Jin, Chenghua Shen, Sun Huh, Min-Ho Choi, Sung-Tae Hong

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2015 May;30(5):549-51.

 

Roundworms of Toxocara canis and Toxascaris leonina are common gastrointestinal helminths of canids over the world. Humans are infected with T. canis larvae through ingestion of infective eggs in contaminated environments or larvae by consumption of raw or uncooked meat or livers. ...

Last Updated: 1 May 2015

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

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: 11 Jun 2015

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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. ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2015

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Toxocariasis in North America: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Rachel M Lee, Laura B Moore, Maria Elena Bottazzi, Peter J Hotez

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Toxocariasis is an important neglected tropical disease that can manifest as visceral or ocular larva migrans, or covert toxocariasis. All three forms pose a public health problem and cause significant morbidity in areas of high prevalence. To determine the burden of toxocariasis ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2014

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