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Year : 1993
Tome : 144
Volume : 6
Pages : 523-525
Title : Survey on Toxocara spp. eggs and Ankylostoma spp. larvae in soil extracts from Nouméa, Nouvelle-Calédonie.
Authors : F. BEUGNET et R. GADAT
Summary : Larval toxocariasis and ankylostomiasis are parasitic zoonosis transmitted to human by dogs and cats. Human infection are frequent in tropical areas. A survey was made on the presence of Toxocara canis and Ankylostoma spp. in soil extracts from Nouméa, Nouvelle-Calédonie. Fifty per cent of the samples and 11 tested areas from 12 showed T. canis eggs. The soil of an enclosed playground contained T. canis and T. cati eggs. Infections larvae of Ankylostoma ceylanicum were found in the grass of two picnic areas.
Keywords : Toxocara canis - Ankylostoma spp. - infestant elements - soil - epidemiology - zoonosis.
Correspondence : F. BEUGNET
Adress : Service de Parasitologie, CIRAD Département Elevage, BP 25, Paita, Nouvelle-Calédonie

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