An experimental approach to the study of intraocular Toxocara canis.

@article{Luxenberg1979AnEA,
  title={An experimental approach to the study of intraocular Toxocara canis.},
  author={M N Luxenberg},
  journal={Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society},
  year={1979},
  volume={77},
  pages={542-602}
}
  • M N Luxenberg
  • Published 1979 in
    Transactions of the American Ophthalmological…
An experimental study of nematode endophthalmitis due to T canis and review of the literature has been presented. Six owl monkeys were infected either by nasogastric tube using embryonated T canis eggs or by carotid or intravitreal injection of second stage larvae. The clinical manifestations, especially ocular, were observed and various diagnostic tests performed. Only minimal or no intraocular changes were seen after systemic infection but significant abnormalities such as retinal hemorrhages… CONTINUE READING