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Human toxocariasis: contribution by Brazilian researchers Toxocaríase humana: contribuição dos pesquisadores brasileiros

By Pedro Paulo Chieffi, Sérgio Vieira dos Santos, Maisa Leite de Queiroz and Susana A. Zevallos Lescano

Abstract

In the present paper the main aspects of the natural history of human infection by Toxocara larvae that occasionally result in the occurrence of visceral and/or ocular larva migrans syndrome were reviewed. The contribution by Brazilian researchers was emphasized, especially the staff of the Tropical Medicine Institute of São Paulo (IMT).<br>São abordados os principais aspectos da história natural da infecção humana por larvas de Toxocara que pode resultar na ocorrência da síndrome de larva migrans visceral e/ou ocular. Deu-se destaque, principalmente, à contribuição de pesquisadores brasileiros e, em especial, aos pertencentes ao quadro do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo

Topics: Toxocara, Toxocara canis, Visceral and ocular larva migrans, LCC:Medicine (General), LCC:R5-920, LCC:Medicine, LCC:R, DOAJ:Medicine (General), DOAJ:Health Sciences
Publisher: Instituto de Medicina Tropical
Year: 2009
DOI identifier: 10.1590/S0036-46652009000600001
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:165a592725dd4a16bb0ae3436e25e994
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