Management and treatment options for human toxocariasis
| Contributor(s):: C. V. Holland (editor), H. V. Smith (editor), Jean-Francois Magnaval, Larry Glickman
Introduction:Human toxocariasis is a zoonosis caused by infective larvae of Toxocara canis (Beaver, 1956) or Toxocara cati (Nagakura et al., 1990). These ascarids are commonly found in the tissues (larvae) and intestinal tract (adult worms) of dogs and cats, respectively. Infection results from...