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- Scaini, Carlos J., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- The Journal of parasitology 2013 v.99 no.3 pp. 537-539
- Toxocara canis; Western blotting; antibodies; antigens; children; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; humans; larva migrans; sampling; seroprevalence; toxocariasis; Brazil
- ... The seroprevalence of Toxocara canis antibodies in children aged from 1 to 12 yr old was evaluated in Pelotas City, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Human toxocariasis or visceral larva migrans (VLM) was diagnosed with the use of an ELISA based on the T. canis excretory–secretory (TES) antigens; Western blotting was used to confirm the ELISA-positive results. From 427 samples, 50.6% were positive for th ...