TITLE

toxocariasis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2210
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A defintion of the medical term "toxocariasis" is presented. It refers to an infestation with the nematode worms Toxocara canis or T. cati, which migrate but cannot complete their life cycle in a human host and die after causing tissue damage that ranges from mild to severe.
ACCESSION #
21248973

 

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