Reduced cognitive function in children with toxocariasis in a nationally representative sample of the United States.

@article{Walsh2012ReducedCF,
  title={Reduced cognitive function in children with toxocariasis in a nationally representative sample of the United States.},
  author={Michael G. Walsh and M. A. Haseeb},
  journal={International journal for parasitology},
  year={2012},
  volume={42 13-14},
  pages={1159-63}
}
Toxocariasis has recently been recognised as a potentially important neglected infection in developed countries, particularly those that experience substantive health disparities such as the United States. Given a relatively high prevalence of infection, an association between Toxocara infection and cognitive function may elucidate an important mechanism by which toxocariasis could contribute significantly to morbidity while still remaining hidden and, thus, neglected. To assess the potential… CONTINUE READING
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