Toxocariasis: epedimiological situation in Russia

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The article summarizes the epidemiological situation of toxocariasis in Russia, transplacental transmission larvotsist newborn and infection definitive hosts Toxocara canis. Data on soil contamination toxocara eggs were analyzed. We found out an unusual localization of mature females T. canis lightweight in dog's lungs. Canidae form natural synanthropic focus, which worsen the epizootological situation with toxocariasis in Russia.

V V Erofeeva

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: erofeeva-viktori@mail.ru

V P Puhlyanko

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: erofeeva-viktori@mail.ru

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