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Visceral larva migrans and other unusual helminth infections

, : Visceral larva migrans and other unusual helminth infections. Principles and practice of infectious diseases (Ed. 2): 1584-1588

Toxocariasis (visceral larva migrans), anisakiasis (eosinophilic gastritis or gastroenteritis), cutaneous larva migrans, angiostrongyliasis, dirofilariasis, capillariasis and swimmer's itch in humans are considered.

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Nash T.E., 1990: Visceral larva migrans and other unusual helminth infections. Mandell, G L , R G Douglas, Jr And J E Bennett (Ed ) Principles And Practice Of Infectious Diseases, Third Edition Xxix+2340p Churchill Livingstone Inc : New York, New York, Usa; Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk Illus Maps 2157-2161

Breza, M., 1981: Visceral larva migrans in domestic animals from the viewpoint of the epidemiology of helminth anthropozoonoses. The relationship between visceral larva migrans (mostly due to Toxocara canis larvae) and reservoir parasitism is discussed on the basis of literature data. The responses induced in the non-specific or reservoir host and the possible passage of la...

Carvalho Varela M.; Cunha Ferreira V., 1984: Visceral larva migrans by anisakis and other ascarids potential helminth zoonosis by consumption of marine fishes in portugal. Since 1967 that we have been studying the helminthfauna of marine fishes, allowing us to follow an increasing concern of the problems arising through zoonosis caused by nematode larvae from genus Anisakis and from other genera of the superfamily A...

Lund-Tonnesen, Stein, 1996: Visceral larva migrans: An unusual cause of eosinophilia in adults. Toxocariasis is a cosmopolitan infection of dogs and cats with a roundworm resembling Ascaris. Man becomes infected by ingesting eggs from the environment. The infection occurs mainly in children. There are two distinct syndromes: visceral larva m...

Lamina, J., 1980: Visceral larva migrans infections caused by toxocara species. A total of 4656 serum samples from suspect persons were investigated for Toxocara antibodies over the last 10 years. Using the Ouchterlony technique antibodies were demonstrated in 707 cases, and in 409 cases with the help of the microprecipitatio...

Kurokawa, M.; Ogata, K.; Sagawa, S.; Miyaoka, Y.; Noda, S.; Nawa, Y., 1998: Cutaneous and visceral larva migrans due to Gnathostoma doloresi infection via an unusual route. Archives of Dermatology 134(5): 638-639

Friedrich, M.; Ziegler, U.; Albrecht, A., 1987: Toxocara infections (visceral larva migrans) of the liver. Computer tomographic aspects. The diagnosis of visceral larva migrans of the liver using CT is discussed with reference to the case history of a 36-year-old woman. The CT picture of T. canis infection of the liver is characterized by multiple, mulberry-like, periportally orien...

Anderson, D.C.; Greenwood, R.; Fishman, M.; Kagan, I.G., 1975: Acute infantile hemiplegia with cerebrospinal fluid eosinophilic pleocytosis: an unusual case of visceral larva migrans. The case reported is that of an 18-month-old child known to eat soil in a farmyard inhabited by horses, cows, pigs, cats and dogs. No helminth ova or parasites were found in the stools, even after treatment with piperazine and pathological confirm...

Preisshogen, L.; Lamina, J., 1977: Human visceral larva migrans infections with Toxocara in the German Federal Republic: serological investigations. A micro-precipitation test using living larvae of Toxocara canis was used in Munich, FDR, during 1969 to 1976 to test 2864 human sera from patients with suspected larva migrans infection. The results were positive in 248 sera (8.66%). The rate was...

Pavri, K.M.; Ghalsasi, G.R.; Dastur, D.K.; Goverdhan, M.K.; Lalitha, V.S., 1975: Dual infections of mice: visceral larva migrans and sublethal infection with Japanese encephalitis virus. Experiments in 3 weeks old albino mice with Toxocara canis and sublethal infection with JE virus established a marked synergestic effect in dually infected mice. The results are discussed to indicate the possible role of visceral larva migrans in...