Toxocariasis

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Toxocariasis

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The terms "Toxocariasis" returned 110 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Diagnostic Value of the Serum Anti-Toxocara IgG Titer for Ocular Toxocariasis in Patients with Uveitis at a Tertiary Hospital in Korea.
 

Author(s): Ki Woong Bae, Seong Joon Ahn, Kyu Hyung Park, Se Joon Woo

Journal: Korean J Ophthalmol. 2016 Aug;30(4):258-64.

 

This study evaluated the prevalence of ocular toxocariasis (OT) in patients with uveitis of unknown etiology who visited a tertiary hospital in South Korea and assessed the success of serum anti-Toxocara immunoglobulin G (IgG) enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) as a diagnostic test for OT.

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2016

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Evaluation of a di-O-methylated glycan as a potential antigenic target for the serodiagnosis of human toxocariasis.
 

Author(s): G R Elefant, W H Roldán, A Seeböck, P Kosma

Journal: Parasite Immunol.. 2016 Apr;38(4):236-43.

 

Serodiagnosis of human toxocariasis is based on the detection of specific IgG antibodies by the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) using Toxocara larvae excretory-secretory (TES) antigens, but its production is a laborious and time-consuming process being also limited by the ...

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2016

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The terms "Toxocariasis" returned 13 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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