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Other Names: Toxocarosis, Visceral Larva Migrans, Ocular Larva Migrans, Larval Granulomatosis, Toxocaral Retinitis, Roundworm, Roundworm Infestation
Toxocariasis is a parasitic, zoonotic disease that can cause a variety of cutaneous roundworm infections. Toxocariasis most often infects dogs, cats, and humans.

Disease Agents

  • Toxocara canis
  • Toxocara cati

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