video

sound

Persian Version

View:

225

Download:

0

Cites:

Information Journal Paper

Title

SEROEPIDEMIOLOGY OF TOXOCARA CANIS INFECTION IN 2-14 YEARS OLD CHILDREN REFERRED TO HEALTH CARE CENTERS OF CHAHARMAHAL AND BAKHTIARI PROVINCE

Pages

 Start Page 121 | End Page 129

Abstract

 Background and aims: TOXOCARIASIS is clinical complication, which is generally due to the establishment of the second group stage larvae of nematodes of animal and exist in the tissues of the human body. By eating the parasite larva, human will suffer from various forms of larva migrans including visceral larva migrans, ocular larva migrans, cerebral larva migrans and covert TOXOCARIASIS. The study was aimed to determine TOXOCARA CANIS infection in children 2-14 years old of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province in 2014.Methods: The current study is a cross-sectional research and 552 samples of children 2-14 years old in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari were selected by quota Non-random sampling. Serum samples were examined to TOXOCARA CANIS antibodies using ELISA method. The data were analyzed using Chi-Square and Mann Whithney test by SPSS.Results: 294 boys and 230 girls were sampled, 321 (58.2%) were from city and the rest were from the village. Of 552 samples, 11 (2%) showed TOXOCARIASIS infection. There is a significant relationship between TOXOCARA CANIS infection and fathers’ job (P=0.006), relation to dogs (P<0.001), and the eosinophil amount P<0.001), But there was no significant relationship between TOXOCARA CANIS infection, sex, residential city, and residential place (urban or rural).Conclusion: 2% of antibody anti- TOXOCARA CANIS showed the importance of attends to parasitic infection in the community and in this regard, it would be increased awareness in the population about the danger of parasitic infection and anthelminthic treatment of dogs by veterinarians and control of stray dogs.

Cites

  • No record.
  • References

  • No record.
  • Related Journal Papers

    Related Seminar Papers

  • No record.
  • Related Plans

  • No record.
  • Recommended Workshops






    File Not Exists.