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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1. excerpt from Toxocariasis: DPD
Last revision: June 13, 2003
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