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Research & Reviews  178 results

Optimized DNA-based identification of Toxocara spp. eggs in soil and sand samples.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8390219
Parasites & Vectors; Jarosz W, Durant JF et. al.

Aug 28th, 2021 - Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati are globally distributed roundworms and causative agents of human toxocariasis, via ingestion of Toxocara eggs. Control of Toxocara infections is constrained by a lack of sensitive methods for screening of animal f...

Visceral Toxocariasis Presenting as Systemic-Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
https://doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fmab067
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics; Dhayalini R, Delhikumar CG et. al.

Aug 12th, 2021 - An 8-year-old boy presented with intermittent fever, abdominal pain and joint pain for 1 month. On examination, he had pallor, generalized lymphadenopathy, hepatomegaly and arthritis. Investigations revealed anemia, leucocytosis, hypereosinophilia...

The kinetic profile of clinical and laboratory findings and treatment outcome of patien...
https://doi.org/10.1111/tmi.13665
Tropical Medicine & International Health : TM & IH; Phuc LDV, Hai TX et. al.

Aug 10th, 2021 - Human toxocariasis is a widespread zoonosis for which a chemotherapy decision and therapy effectiveness are difficult to determine. We aimed to investigate the kinetic profile of clinical and laboratory findings and treatment outcome of patients w...

Serosurvey of anti-Toxocara antibodies and risk factors in adolescent and adult pregnan...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8336820
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; de Oliveira Azevedo P, Lescano SZ et. al.

Aug 5th, 2021 - Toxocariasis is worldwide endemic parasitic anthropozoonosis with high risk to those in in vulnerable populations and particularly during pregnancy and childhood. Although the prevalence of anti-Toxocara spp. antibodies has been extensively studie...

Detrimental role of IL-33/ST2 pathway sustaining a chronic eosinophil-dependent Th2 inf...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8354467
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Leal-Silva T, Vieira-Santos F et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - Toxocariasis is a neglected disease that affects people around the world. Humans become infected by accidental ingestion of eggs containing Toxocara canis infective larvae, which upon reaching the intestine, hatch, penetrate the mucosa and migrate...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

The Current Study Aimed to Evaluate the Therapeutic Features and Complications of Liver Hydatid Cyst in Patients Who Underwent Surgery for CE in Fars Province, Southern Iran.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04363151

Apr 28th, 2020 - Fars province with the capital of Shiraz in one of the thirty-one provinces of Iran located in the southwest part of the country with a population of more than 4.6 million people of which 67.6% living in urban areas, 32.2% in rural areas and 0.3% ...

Treatment of Asymptomatic Toxocariasis With Albendazole in Children
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00755560

Feb 19th, 2016 - The purpose of this study is to evaluate effectiveness of albendazole in the treatment of the asymptomatic infection with the parasite Toxocara in children. Treatment response is defined as a reduction in the number of eosinophils in blood. The st...

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News  8 results

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

Dec 12th, 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...

Teen Youngest Person in History of IDWeek to Present
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/903078

Oct 7th, 2018 -   Devyn Stek at IDWeek 2018. IDWeek photo SAN FRANCISCO — Thirteen-year old Devyn Stek, from Pottstown, Pennsylvania, made history here at IDWeek 2018 as the youngest person ever to present at the conference. Her work, which was originally her sev...

Neurocysticercosis: Leading Cause of Acquired Epilepsy Worldwide
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/866570

Aug 1st, 2016 - Hello. I am Dr Paul Cantey, a medical epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). I am pleased to be speaking with you today as part of the CDC Expert Commentary Series on Medscape. Today I will be discussing neglected ...

Antibodies to Roundworm Linked to Epilepsy
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/770838

Sep 13th, 2012 - September 13, 2012 — The presence of antibodies to Toxocara canis, a roundworm in dogs, and Toxocara cati, a roundworm in cats, is higher in individuals with epilepsy than among controls, results of a systematic review and meta-analysis suggest. G...

Antibodies to Roundworm Linked to Epilepsy
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/770838

Sep 13th, 2012 - September 13, 2012 — The presence of antibodies to Toxocara canis, a roundworm in dogs, and Toxocara cati, a roundworm in cats, is higher in individuals with epilepsy than among controls, results of a systematic review and meta-analysis suggest. G...

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