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ALLMedicine™ Toxocariasis Center

Research & Reviews  441 results

A prospective seroepidemiological study of toxocariasis during early childhood in coast...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7863445
Parasites & Vectors; Oviedo-Vera AY, Chis Ster I et. al.

Feb 6th, 2021 - Although Toxocara spp. infection has a worldwide distribution, to our knowledge, no data from birth cohorts have been reported in published studies on the potential for congenital transmission and determinants of infection in early childhood. We f...

Cerebral Toxocariasis as a Cause of Epilepsy: A Pediatric Case.
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1721701
Neuropediatrics Bossi G, Bruno R et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - Toxocarosis is the consequence of human infection by Toxocara spp. larvae and is one of the most common ascarioses, not only in developing countries, but also in the European region, where its prevalence reaches 14%. Due to their particular behavi...

Toxocariasis in a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7795894
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Pieroni F, Massei F et. al.

Jan 6th, 2021 - A boy affected by autism spectrum disorder was admitted for persistent high fever, without shiver, for two weeks. The boy referred to abdominal pain, in the first week of fever, and to mild anorexia in the last days before admittance to our hospit...

Clinical features of ocular toxocariasis: a comparison between ultra-wide-field and con...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41433-020-01332-w
Eye (London, England); Li S, Sun L et. al.

Dec 4th, 2020 - The purpose of this study is to compare the lesion detection rates of ocular toxocariasis (OT) between ultra-wide-field scanning laser ophthalmoscopy (UWF-SLO) and conventional fundus photography (CFP), and to evaluate the potential diagnostic abi...

A new ELISA and western blot technique based on recombinant TES antigen and/or larval a...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7890350
Parasitology Raulf MK, Jordan D et. al.

Oct 23rd, 2020 - Serological antibody detection by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)- and immunoblot-based methods constitutes the best indicator of human Toxocara infection. Nevertheless, the availability of serological tests, particularly western blots (...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  445 results

A prospective seroepidemiological study of toxocariasis during early childhood in coast...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7863445
Parasites & Vectors; Oviedo-Vera AY, Chis Ster I et. al.

Feb 6th, 2021 - Although Toxocara spp. infection has a worldwide distribution, to our knowledge, no data from birth cohorts have been reported in published studies on the potential for congenital transmission and determinants of infection in early childhood. We f...

Cerebral Toxocariasis as a Cause of Epilepsy: A Pediatric Case.
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1721701
Neuropediatrics Bossi G, Bruno R et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - Toxocarosis is the consequence of human infection by Toxocara spp. larvae and is one of the most common ascarioses, not only in developing countries, but also in the European region, where its prevalence reaches 14%. Due to their particular behavi...

Toxocariasis in a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7795894
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Pieroni F, Massei F et. al.

Jan 6th, 2021 - A boy affected by autism spectrum disorder was admitted for persistent high fever, without shiver, for two weeks. The boy referred to abdominal pain, in the first week of fever, and to mild anorexia in the last days before admittance to our hospit...

Clinical features of ocular toxocariasis: a comparison between ultra-wide-field and con...
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41433-020-01332-w
Eye (London, England); Li S, Sun L et. al.

Dec 4th, 2020 - The purpose of this study is to compare the lesion detection rates of ocular toxocariasis (OT) between ultra-wide-field scanning laser ophthalmoscopy (UWF-SLO) and conventional fundus photography (CFP), and to evaluate the potential diagnostic abi...

A new ELISA and western blot technique based on recombinant TES antigen and/or larval a...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7890350
Parasitology Raulf MK, Jordan D et. al.

Oct 23rd, 2020 - Serological antibody detection by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)- and immunoblot-based methods constitutes the best indicator of human Toxocara infection. Nevertheless, the availability of serological tests, particularly western blots (...

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News  4 results

A Girl Whose Eyes Appear White in Photos
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/906153_2

Dec 11th, 2018 - Case Diagnosis High refractive error is the correct diagnosis, given the normal dilated fundus exam and astigmatism found with the cycloplegic refraction. Pseudoleukocoria, a transient artefactual white pupillary reflex seen on flash-illuminated p...

Roundworms Carried by Pets Can Cause Blindness
https://www.medpagetoday.com/ophthalmology/generalophthalmology/26992

Jun 9th, 2011 - Action Points Ocular toxocariasis is caused by the ingestion of embryonated eggs of roundworms excreted in the feces of dogs and cats. Although rare, it most often affects young children and can cause serious ophthalmologic disease, including blin...

Parasitic Infections Often Found in Impoverished Areas
https://www.mdedge.com/content/parasitic-infections-often-found-impoverished-areas-0/page/0/1

Visceral toxocariasis typically occurs in children aged 2-7 years. Symptoms include fever, lower respiratory symptoms, hepatomegaly, abdominal pain, and anorexia.

Parasitic Infections Seen in Impoverished Areas : The prevalence of Trichomonas vaginalis in the United States is estimated at 20 million people.
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/31846/infectious-diseases/parasitic-infections-seen-impoverished-areas
Family Practice News; Kerri Wachter

Certain infectious diseases can concentrate in impoverished areas and disproportionately affect minorities, women, and other disadvantaged groups, according to Dr. Paul T.

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