Toxocara


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Toxocara

 [tok″so-ka´rah]
a genus of nematode parasites found in the dog (T. ca´nis) and cat (T. ca´ti); both species are sometimes found in humans.

Toxocara

(tok'sō-ka'ră),
A genus of ascarid nematodes, chiefly found in carnivores, which causes toxocariasis.
[G. toxon, bow, + kara, head]

Toxocara

/Tox·o·ca·ra/ (tok″so-kar´ah) a genus of nematode parasites found in the dog (T. ca´nis) and cat (T. ca´ti); both species are sometimes found in humans.

Toxocara

[tok′səker′ə]
a genus of ascarid nematodes. T. canis affects mainly dogs. T. mystax affects cats but may also infect humans, particularly children, causing intestinal and respiratory symptoms and damage to the spleen and liver. See also toxocariasis.

Toxocara

a genus of nematode parasites in the family Ascarididae.

Toxocara canis
the adults are found in the small intestine of the dog and fox; infection is via oral, transmammary and transplacental routes; the larvae migrate through tissues, including to the fetus where they establish a prenatal infection, eventually passing through the lungs and then to the alimentary tract. In hosts other than the dog and fox migration in abnormal tissues occurs and the life cycle is not completed. Is the cause of ocular and visceral larva migrans in humans.
Toxocara cati
the adults are found in the small intestine of domestic and wild cats. Larvae pursue a migratory course through tissues but intrauterine infection of the fetus does not occur.
Toxocara pteropodis
found in flying fox bats.
Toxocara vitulorum
occurs in the small intestine of cattle, buffalo and in sheep and goats. Calves are infected via the milk of the dam.
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Accidental ingestion of dirt contaminated with larvated Toxocara eggs can lead to human infection.
4) An association with Toxocara gondii infection was described by Perlmutter and al, justifying a systematic serology.
Mirfield veterinary surgeon Andrew Arnold, who has been with Donaldson's for 12 years, said the risks of Giardiasis and Toxocara canis could be minimised by commonsense attitudes.
Point prevalence of Toxocara vitulorum in large ruminants slaughtered at Multan abattoir.
LMC e decorrente da penetracao, atraves da pele, da larva de terceiro estagio (L3) do parasita presente no solo ou em fomites contaminados com fezes de caes e gatos (FORTES, 2004), enquanto a infeccao pelo Toxocara spp.
Serum and CSF samples were sent to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (Atlanta, GA, USA); PCR results showed CSF was positive for Angiostrongylus cantonensis, and serum was positive for Toxocara Strongyloides stercoralis IgG.
Complete investigation like blood count, ESR, Mantoux test, Chest x-ray, B scan, rheumatoid factor, x-ray spine, HLA B27, TORCH screening, serum ACE level, ELISA for cysticercosis and ELISA for toxocara was done before clinching onto the diagnosis.
Taenia ve Toxocara tip yumurta saptanan diskilardan DNA izolasyonu icin QIAmp DNA Stool Mini Kiti (Qiagen, Almanya) kullanilmistir.
Toxocariosis causada por Toxocara canis aspectos epidemiologicos.
Tenders are invited for reagents for the determination of TORCH infections, hepatitis, parasites ELISA: A set of reagents for the detection of immunoglobulin G antigens opistorhysiv, Trichinella, Echinococcus and toxocara serum (plasma) of human blood by ELISA.
Towards an immunological control of the toxocariasis: dogs' immunoprotection with Toxocara canis antigens
Ejemplo de este tipo de especies de parasitos son Toxascaris leonine y Toxocara spp.