toxocara

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toxocara

(ˌtɒksəˈkɑːrə)
n
(Veterinary Science) a parasitic worm infesting the intestines of cats and dogs
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Toxocara cati is the most common feline roundworm, or ascarid, found in cats, affecting more than 25 percent of all cats.
3] Human infection is due to accidental ingestion of infective eggs and tissue invasion of second stage Toxocara cati or canis larvae.
canis, frecuente en perros y otros canidos, Toxocara cati, propia de gatos y otros felinos y Toxascaris leonina presente en perros, gatos y otras especies (10).
glomerular lesions associated with infestation with Toxocara cati.
Alguna de ellas, como Spirometra mansonoides, con ciclo vital indirecto, deben haber ingresado al organismo del animal antes de su etapa de cautiverio; asimismo, especies como Toxocara cati y Giardia spp podrian haberse adquirido en cautiverio por tener ciclo de vida directo.
Toxocara cati larvae persist and retain high infectivity in muscles of experimentally infected chickens.
Ocular toxocariasis (OT) is caused by the zoonotic parasites Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati, roundworms of dogs and cats.
La toxocariasis humana es una helmintozoonosis accidental debida a la infeccion por estados larvales de Toxocara canis y Toxocara cati, las formas adultas de estos parasitos se encuentran en el tracto digestivo de sus hospedaderos definitivos, los perros y los gatos respectivamente (1, 2).
lumbricoides and Ascaris suum (which, though morphologically identical, parasitize different hosts--humans and swine, respectively (27)) and the eggs of Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati of dogs and cats (24).
Other, more familiar ascarids are Ascaris lumbricoides, Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati, nematode parasites of humans, dogs and cats, respectively.