ClinQuiz: Increase your zoonotic parasite prowess, answer 1C

Sep 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff

1) C–Incorrect.

The intestinal tract is usually not affected in people with toxocariasis. Toxocara cati adults have been expelled by children, but it is thought that these adults develop subsequent to ingestion of immature or adult worms from the vomitus or feces of an infected cat rather than after ingestion of infectious eggs from a contaminated environment.3

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