• prevalence
  • In the last eight years a high prevalence of toxocariasis (32.2-56.0%) has been reported in children attending public health units from municipalities in the state of ParanĂ¡, Brazil. (scielo.br)
  • In conclusion, cases of toxocariasis involving the respiratory tract are rare in children attending a public health pneumology unit in the northwestern region of ParanĂ¡ State, despite the high prevalence of this type of toxocariasis among the infantile population attending Basic Health Units in the same geographical area. (scielo.br)
  • Soil
  • If someone ingests even just small particles of contaminated soil, they may develop toxocariasis - which can cause blindness, but usually only affects one eye. (big-wife.com)
  • parasite
  • She was diagnosed with the rare condition toxocariasis, which is is caused by ingesting a parasite found in dog, cat or fox faeces, when she was a primary school pupil. (big-wife.com)