Use of polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of toxocariasis: an experimental study.

@article{Rai1997UseOP,
  title={Use of polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of toxocariasis: an experimental study.},
  author={Shiba Kumar Rai and Shoji Uga and Zhiliang Wu and Yoriko Takahashi and Takeo Matsumura},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={1997},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={541-4}
}
In this paper we report the usefulness of polymerase chain reaction technique in the diagnosis of visceral larva migrans in a mouse model. Liver samples obtained from two set of experimentally infected mice (10, 100, 1,000 and 10,000 embryonated Toxocara canis eggs per mouse) along with the eggs of T. canis, T. cati and Ascaris suum were included in this… CONTINUE READING