Seroprevalence and risk factors of Toxocara infection among children in Shandong and Jilin provinces, China.

@article{Cong2015SeroprevalenceAR,
  title={Seroprevalence and risk factors of Toxocara infection among children in Shandong and Jilin provinces, China.},
  author={Wei Cong and Qing-feng Meng and Hai-Long You and Na Zhou and Xiao-yan Dong and Wenhua Dong and Xiang-Yang Wang and Ai-dong Qian and Xing-Quan Zhu},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2015},
  volume={152},
  pages={215-219}
}
This cross-sectional study was aimed to investigate the Toxocara serology in children in Shandong and Jilin provinces, China using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). The overall Toxocara seroprevalence among the study population (n=1458) was 19.3%, sick children (26.4%) had significantly higher seroprevalence than clinically healthy children (14.4%) (P<0.05), and the highest Toxocara seroprevalence was found in children suffering from chronic cough (40.6%), followed by recurrent… CONTINUE READING
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