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Today's Veterinary Practice
Volume 13 | Issue 1 (Jan-Feb 2023)

Toxocara cati Infection in Cats

Today's Vet Pract. Jan-Feb 2023;13(1):28-32. 8 Refs
Timothy Wu1
1 Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-6401, USA.

Author Abstract

Toxocariasis is a common, non–life-threatening condition of kittens and adult cats with diagnosis and treatment being rather straightforward. However, there is zoonotic potential and infective eggs are difficult to eradicate after an environment has been contaminated.

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