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- Yoshida, Ayako; Kikuchi, Taisei; Nakagaki, Shiori; Maruyama, Haruhiko
- Parasitology research 2016 v.115 no.12 pp. 4701-4705
- larva migrans, etc ; Ascaris suum; Toxocara canis; Toxocara cati; adults; antibodies; antigens; discriminant analysis; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; human diseases; humans; larvae; mice; patients; serodiagnosis; toxocariasis; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Ascarid nematodes, Ascaris suum, Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati, are the most important causative species of larva migrans syndrome (LMS) in humans. Although the diagnosis of ascarid LMS is generally based on serological tests, specific serological tests for A. suum infection have not been fully developed. In the present study, the sensitivity and specificity of three A. suum antigen preparation ...
- Schneider, Renate; Auer, Herbert
- Parasitology research 2016 v.115 no.3 pp. 1213-1219
- larva migrans, etc ; Ascaris suum; Toxocara; antibodies; case studies; eggs; fertilizers; helminths; humans; larvae; liver; patients; pig manure; serology; seroprevalence; soil; swine; Austria; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... The pig roundworm, Ascaris suum, is commonly found in domestic pigs all over the world. The transmission to humans takes place by ingestion of infective A. suum eggs present in soil because pig manure is widely used as fertilizer. The possible role of A. suum in the human visceral larva migrans (VLM) syndrome has been discussed controversially during past decades, even though various case reports, ...