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Zoonotic roundworm infections


, : Zoonotic roundworm infections. Infectious Disease Clinics of North America 7(3): 717-732

This review covers: toxocaral larva migrans (epidemiology, clinical toxocariasis, visceral larva migrans, ocular larva migrans, covert toxocariasis, neurologic toxocariasis, visceral larva migrans in adults, visceral and ocular larva migrans caused by raccoon roundworms, clinical and laboratory diagnosis, clinical management); cutaneous larva migrans; zoonotic dirofilariasis (pulmonary dirofilariasis, subcutaneous dirofilariasis).

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