Seroprevalence of Toxocara infection in children from southern Brazil.

  title={Seroprevalence of Toxocara infection in children from southern Brazil.},
  author={Elizandra Roselaine Schoenardie and Carlos Jaime Scaini and Claudiomar Soares Brod and Michele Soares Pepe and Marcos Marreiro Villela and Alan J A McBride and Sibele Borsuk and Maria Elisabeth Aires Berne},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  volume={99 3},
The seroprevalence of Toxocara canis antibodies in children aged from 1 to 12 yr old was evaluated in Pelotas City, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Human toxocariasis or visceral larva migrans (VLM) was diagnosed with the use of an ELISA based on the T. canis excretory-secretory (TES) antigens; Western blotting was used to confirm the ELISA-positive results… CONTINUE READING