Toxocariasis

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Toxocariasis

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The terms "Toxocariasis" returned 114 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence of Toxocara antibodies among patients clinically suspected to have ocular toxocariasis: A retrospective descriptive study in Sri Lanka.
 

Author(s): Devika Iddawela, Kiruthiha Ehambaram, Pemindra Bandara

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Human toxocariasis, caused by Toxocara canis, T. cati, and T. vitulorum of dogs, cats and ruminants respectively, is recognized as an important zoonotic infection worldwide. The typical clinical syndromes of toxocariasis in humans are ocular larva migrans (OLM) and visceral larva ...

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2017

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Global toxocariasis research trends from 1932 to 2015: a bibliometric analysis.
 

Author(s): Sa'ed H Zyoud

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Toxocariasis is a highly prevalent parasitic disease in the tropical regions of the world, with its impact on public health being typically underestimated. To better recognise the trends and characteristics of toxocariasis research, this study is a bibliometric analysis of the global ...

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2017

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Association between intermediate uveitis and toxocariasis in the Korean population.
 

Author(s): Jin-Woo Kwon, Yoonseob Sim, Donghyun Jee

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e5829.

 

The aim of the study was to investigate the characteristics of ocular toxocariasis (OT) presenting with intermediate uveitis in the Korean population.We studied intermediate uveitis patients using ocular and systemic evaluations and a Toxocara IgG serology test.Of 50 intermediate ...

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2017

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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 Jun;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: 2 Jun 2016

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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: 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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