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- Lötsch, Felix; Obermüller, Markus; Mischlinger, Johannes; Mombo-Ngoma, Ghyslain; Groger, Mirjam; Adegnika, Akim Ayola; Agnandji, Selidji Todagbe; Schneider, Renate; Auer, Herbert; Ramharter, Michael
- Parasitology international 2016 v.65 no.6 pp. 632-634
- larva migrans, etc ; Toxocara; Western blotting; antibodies; blood serum; burden of disease; cats; dogs; eggs; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; feces; geographical distribution; humans; larvae; parasites; risk factors; rural areas; rural population; screening; seroprevalence; toxocariasis; tropics; Gabon; Show all 23 Subjects
- ... Toxocara spp. are zoonotic parasites with global distribution infecting humans by incidental ingestions of eggs shed in feces of dogs or cats. High seroprevalences have been reported from several regions of Africa, however data from the Central African region remain limited. Although several clinical entities caused by larvae of Toxocara spp. have been described, the public heath impact of this in ...