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Background: Larva migrans syndrome is a food-borne parasitic disease in humans, caused by accidental ingestion of eggs or larvae of ascarid nematodes, namely, Toxocara canis, Toxocara cati, or Ascaris suum, the roundworms commonly found in the intestines of dogs, cats and pigs respectively. When a...

Author(s)
Hombu, A.; Yoshida, A.; Kikuchi, T.; Nagayasu, E.; Kuroki, M.; Maruyama, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Taiwan LLC, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection, 2019, 52, 1, pp 100-105
Abstract

Current study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence rate of gastrointestinal tract (GIT) parasites of cats in Faisalabad and check the comparative efficacy of Ivermectin and Albendazole. A total of 384 fecal samples of cats were collected randomly from different government and private clinics of ...

Author(s)
Nadeem Iqbal; Mahfooz, S. A.; Khan, M. K.; Rizwan, H. M.; Asghar Abbas; Abbas, R. Z.; Ambreen Ashar
Publisher
International Society of Pure and Applied Biology, Quetta, Pakistan
Citation
Pure and Applied Biology, 2017, 6, 2, pp 499-504
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Toxocariasis is a worldwide-distributed helminthic zoonosis, which mainly results from ascarid nematodes Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati. Humans become infected by accidental ingestion of infective eggs, raw or undercooked meat containing larvae. Keeping and contacting cats and dogs, and bad...

Author(s)
Kong Ling; Peng HongJuan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Advances in Parasitology, 2020, 109, pp 433-438
Abstract

Background: Lymphatic filariasis is endemic in nine of the eleven Member States of the World Health Organization South East Asia Region. This article describes the intensive interventions with the National Programme for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in Thailand since its launch in 2001 till...

Author(s)
Rojanapanus, S.; Toothong, T.; Boondej, P.; Thammapalo, S.; Khuanyoung, N.; Santabutr, W.; Prempree, P.; Deyer Gopinath; Ramaiah, K. D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2019, 8, 38, pp (27 May 2019)
Abstract

Filariae are parasitic nematodes that are transmitted to their definitive host as third-stage larvae by arthropod vectors like mosquitoes. Filariae cause diseases including: lymphatic filariasis with distressing and disturbing symptoms like elephantiasis; and river blindness. Filarial diseases...

Author(s)
Kashyap, S. S.; Verma, S.; Voronin, D.; Lustigman, S.; Kulke, D.; Robertson, A. P.; Martin, R. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Pathogens, 2019, 15, 9, pp e1008041
Abstract

Toxocariasis is a clinical syndrome caused by the larvae of two ascarid nematodes, namely, Toxocara canis and T. cati that live in dogs and cats as definitive hosts. Humans acquire Toxocara infection by accidental consumption of eggs contaminated foods, soil, water or larvae encapsulated in the...

Author(s)
Arslan, F.; Baysal, N. B.; Aslan, A.; Sİmsek, B. C.; Vahaboglu, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2019, 73, pp 101950
Abstract

The study was carried out to investigate whether an interaction between albendazole and ivermectin could lead to enhanced central nervous system (CNS) toxicity. Ivermectin (0.4 mg/kg body weight (b.w)) and/or albendazole (15 mg/kg b.w) were daily and orally administered to albino rats for 14 days....

Author(s)
Arise, R. O.; Malomo, S. O.
Publisher
International Formulae Group (IFG), Dschang, Cameroon
Citation
International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences, 2012, 6, 1, pp 317-327
Abstract

Cuminaldehyde (CA), a monoterpenoid, preset in many plant sources including cumin, induces reactive oxygen-related damage and death in Haemonchus contortus, a parasitic worm with an LD50, values of 127.3 ± 7.5, 184.5 ± 12.1 and 104.1 ± 7.9 μg/mL for an adult female, adult male worms (12 h) and L3...

Author(s)
Vanshita Goel; Lachhman Das Singla; Diptiman Choudhury
Publisher
Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Citation
Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 2020, 130,
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This case report describes the clinical course and management of the occurrence of parasitic encephalitis in a mixed breed bitch about 4 year-old. A mixed breed bitch, about 4 year-old, rescued from the street with weakness of the pelvic limbs, was treated at the Veterinary Hospital of the Federal...

Author(s)
Galeno, L. S.; Medeiros, B. L. do N.; Carvalho, S. M. R. de; Rodrigues, V. B. P.; Sousa, P. M. V. de; Albuquerque, J. J. S.; Araújo, B. M.; Silva, F. L.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2019, 47, Supplement,
Abstract

Purpose: Toxocariasis is a widespread zoonosis, which may result in central nervous system injury. Methods: We conducted a systematic literature review in MEDLINE, SciELO, ScienceDirect and Google Scholar up to April 2015 using a combination of the following search terms: "neurotoxocariasis" or...

Author(s)
Deshayes, S.; Bonhomme, J.; Blanchardière, A. de la
Publisher
Springer Medizin Urban & Vogel GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
Infection, 2016, 44, 5, pp 565-574

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