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Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde in Dutch. Instead, the L 2 travel to a wide range of organs, including the liver, lungs, brainheart and skeletal musclesas well as to the walls of the gastrointestinal tract. Following ingestion by dogsthe infective eggs hatch and larvae penetrate the gut wall. Eggs embryonate and become infective in the environment. Toxocara eggs are subspherical, thick-shelled and have a pitted surface.

Cross-section of Toxocara sp.

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The two main clinical presentations of toxocariasis are visceral larva migrans and ocular larva migrans. Revista de Patologia Tropical In younger dogs, the larvae migrate through the lungs, bronchial tree, and esophagus; adult worms develop and oviposit in the canks intestine.


Such migratory route is known as enterohepatic pulmonar larval migration.

The Epidemiology of Human Toxocariasis. Male worms measure 9—13 by 0. Ascaridida Veterinary helminthology Parasites of dogs Dog diseases Animals described in The life cycle is completed when dogs eat these hosts and the larvae develop into egg-laying cicli worms in the small intestine.

Humans are accidental hosts who become infected by ingesting infective eggs in diclo soil or infected paratenic hosts. Further confirmation of the specificity of the serologic diagnosis of OLM can be obtained by testing aqueous or vitreous humor samples for antibodies.

Toxocariasis is caused by larvae of Toxocara canis dog roundworm and less frequently of T. For other treatments, see a physician or reference the disease pages: Toxocariasis is caused by larvae csnis Toxocara canis dog roundworm and less frequently of T.

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In VLM, which occurs mostly in preschool children, the larvae invade multiple tissues liver, heart, lungs, brain, muscle and cause various symptoms including fever, anorexia, weight loss, cough, wheezing, rashes, hepatosplenomegaly, and hypereosinophilia.

For both VLM and OLM, a presumptive diagnosis rests on clinical signs, history of exposure to puppies, laboratory findings including eosinophiliaand the detection of antibodies to Toxocara. Since the larvae do not develop into adults in canks, a stool examination would not detect any Toxocara eggs. Recommend on Facebook Tweet Share Compartir. Antibody reactivity in human toxocariasis.


Laboratory Diagnosis Laboratory Diagnosis In this parasitic disease the diagnosis does not rest on identification of the parasite. Jornal de Pediatria Life Cycle Toxocara canis accomplishes its life cycle in dogs, with humans acquiring the infection as accidental hosts.

Adult worms of the dog roundworm Toxocara canis live in the gut of dogs, puppies and other canids. Diphyllobothrium latum Diphyllobothriasis Spirometra erinaceieuropaei Sparganosis Diphyllobothrium mansonoides Sparganosis.


A certain amount of the female dog’s dormant larvae penetrate into the intestinal lumen, where molting into adulthood takes place again, thus leading to a new release of eggs containing L 1 larvae.

When humans ingest infective eggs, diseases like hepatomegalymyocarditisrespiratory failure and vision problems can result depending on where the larva are deposited in the body.

Eggs embryonate and become infective in the environment. O modelo de estudo foi seccional. Views Read Edit View history. In older dogs, patent dd can also occur, but larval encystment in tissues is more common.