Introduction: Toxocariasis


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Toxocariasis: Worm infection from roundworm larvae

Toxocariasis: Toxocariasis is a zoonotic (animal to human) infection caused by the parasitic roundworms commonly found in the intestine of dogs (Toxocara canis) and cats (T. cati). In the United States, an estimated 10,000 cases of Toxocara infections occur yearly in humans. 1

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Last revision: June 13, 2003

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