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  • larva
  • Diagnoses of ocular toxocariasis had been made retrospectively, by detecting larva in enucleated eyes 3-7 until the time Wilkinson and Welch made their classification. (bmj.com)

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  • 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 Paraná, 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 Paraná 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)
  • cases
  • Toxocariasis is rare in the UK, although it's hard to determine exactly how many cases occur every year, as the condition is often misdiagnosed or undiagnosed. (www.nhs.uk)
  • 2 Since then, many cases of ocular toxocariasis have been reported from around the world. (bmj.com)
  • 9 Serological examinations were not done when Wilkinson made the classifications, which means there might be some cases in which ocular toxocariasis was misdiagnosed. (bmj.com)
  • industrialized countries
  • Since roughly two decades, the availability of sensitive and specific immunodiagnostic tests has greatly improved our knowledge of toxocariasis, which certainly is the most prevalent helminthiasis in industrialized countries. (parasitol.kr)