Toxocariasis

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Toxocariasis

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The terms "Toxocariasis" returned 90 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Significance of serum antibody test for toxocariasis in healthy healthcare examinees with eosinophilia in Seoul and Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea.
 

Author(s): Hong Seok Kim, Yan Jin, Min-Ho Choi, Jae-Hwan Kim, Young Ha Lee, Cheong Ha Yoon, Eui-Hyuk Hwang, Hun Kang, Sang-Yong Ahn, Gi Jin Kim, Sung-Tae Hong

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2014 Dec;29(12):1618-25.

 

There have been numerous reports on the relationship between eosinophilia and toxocariasis. The present study investigated seropositive rates of toxocariasis among healthy people with or without eosinophilia in urban and rural areas, and assessed risk factors for positive antibody ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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A case of ocular toxocariasis successfully treated with albendazole and triamcinolon.
 

Author(s): San Seong, Daruchi Moon, Dong Kyu Lee, Hyung Eun Kim, Hyun Sup Oh, Soon Hyun Kim, Oh Woong Kwon, Yong Sung You

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2014 Oct;52(5):537-40.

 

We present a case of ocular toxocariasis treated successfully with oral albendazole in combination with steroids. A 26-year-old male visited the authors' clinic with the chief complaint of flying flies in his right eye. The fundus photograph showed a whitish epiretinal scar, and the ...

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2014

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Pulmonary toxocariasis mimicking invasive aspergillosis in a patient with ulcerative colitis.
 

Author(s): Eun Jin Park, Joon Young Song, Min Ju Choi, Ji Ho Jeon, Jah-Yeon Choi, Tae Un Yang, Kyung Wook Hong, Ji Yun Noh, Hee Jin Cheong, Woo Joo Kim

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2014 Aug;52(4):425-8.

 

A 45-year-old-male who had underlying ulcerative colitis and presented with fever and dry cough. Initially, the patient was considered to have invasive aspergillosis due to a positive galactomannan assay. He was treated with amphotericin B followed by voriconazole. Nevertheless, the ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2014

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The terms "Toxocariasis" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Ocular toxocariasis: report of two cases and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Chama Daoudi, Mina Laghmari, Kamal Naciri, Hanane Handor, Zouhir Hafidi, Chaimae Hajji, Rajae Daoudi

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Last Updated: 14 Jul 2014

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Toxocariasis and epilepsy: systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Graziella Quattrocchi, Alessandra Nicoletti, Benoit Marin, Elisa Bruno, Michel Druet-Cabanac, Pierre-Marie Preux

Journal: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 ;6(8):e1775.

 

Human toxocariasis is a zoonotic infection caused by the larval stages of Toxocara canis (T. canis) and less frequently Toxocara cati (T. cati). A relationship between toxocariasis and epilepsy has been hypothesized. We conducted a systematic review and a meta-analysis of available ...

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2012

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Toxocariasis in Cuba: a literature review.
 

Author(s): Idalia Sariego, Kirezi Kanobana, Lázara Rojas, Niko Speybroeck, Katja Polman, Fidel A Núñez

Journal: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 ;6(2):e1382.

 

Human toxocariasis (HT) is a zoonotic disease caused by infection with the larval stage of Toxocara canis, the intestinal roundworm of dogs. Infection can be associated with a wide clinical spectrum varying from asymptomatic to severe organ injury. While the incidence of symptomatic ...

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2012

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Treatment of Asymptomatic Toxocariasis With Albendazole in Children
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Asymptomatic Toxocariasis

 

Last Updated: 9 Mar 2012

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