[Toxocara ova in parks and sand-boxes in the city of Utrecht].

@article{Jansen1993ToxocaraOI,
  title={[Toxocara ova in parks and sand-boxes in the city of Utrecht].},
  author={Josephine Jansen and Frans van Knapen and M M Schreurs and T van Wijngaarden},
  journal={Tijdschrift voor diergeneeskunde},
  year={1993},
  volume={118 19},
  pages={611-4}
}
An investigation was carried out for the presence of Toxocara spp. eggs in public parks and children's sand-boxes in the city of Utrecht. The pollution of parks with the eggs of the dog's ascarid Toxocara canis is comparable with reports from other European cities. The eggs of Toxocara cati were found in small numbers only. Interestingly there was no difference between parks with or without formal exclusion of dogs. Most sand-boxes are polluted with the eggs of the ascarid of cats T. cati… CONTINUE READING