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Toxocara

Parasitology

Helminths

  1. Elena Pinelli MSc, PhD Senior Scientist1,
  2. Laetitia M. Kortbeek MD Medical Microbiologist2,
  3. Joke W.B. van der Giessen DVM, PhD Senior Scientist3

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0201

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Pinelli, E., Kortbeek, L. M. and van der Giessen, J. W. 2010. Toxocara. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Diagnostic Laboratory for Infections Diseases and Perinatal Screening (LIS), Bilthoven, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening (LIS), Bilthoven, The Netherlands

  3. 3

    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Parasitic Zoonoses, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, Bilthoven, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    The Parasites
  • 2
    Morphology and Structure
  • 3
    General Biology
  • 4
    Molecular Biology
  • 5
    Life Cycle
  • 6
    Transmission and Epidemiology
  • 7
    Clinical Syndromes and Manifestations
  • 8
    Pathogenesis and Pathology
  • 9
    Immune Responses
  • 10
    Diagnosis
  • 11
    Control (Therapy, Prophylaxis, and Transmission)

Keywords:

  • toxocara;
  • visceral larva migrans (VLM);
  • toxocara adult parasites;
  • internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions;
  • ocular lava migrans (OLM);
  • hypereosinophilic syndrome;
  • optical density (OD) values;
  • diethylcarbamazine (DEC)