ClinQuiz: Parasitology - Answer 5C

Feb 01, 2008
By staff

5C) Incorrect. The role of T. vulpis as a zoonotic parasite is not fully understood, but some case reports involving infections in people, including ones with visceral larva migrans, are available.15,16 However, T. vulpis larvae do not penetrate or migrate in the skin; instead, infection occurs after ingestion of larvated eggs.

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