As intermediate hosts, humans may develop visceral, ocular, and neural larva migrans
Differentiation of larva migrans
caused by Baylisascaris procyonis and Toxocara species by Western blotting.
Migration of the larval forms of some helminths may cause cutaneous larva migrans
or systemic features, usually including pulmonary involvement, with eosinophilia (known as visceral larva migrans
Outbreak of cutaneous larva migrans
in a group of travellers.
Descriptions of 4 cases of visceral larva migrans
in immigrants from Latin America, Spain, April 1989-June 2008 * Case Age, Clinical signs and no.
These parasites are increasingly recognized as a cause of larva migrans
in humans, an infection that often results in severe neurologic sequelae or death.
To the Editor: Hookworm-related cutaneous larva migrans
is a parasitic dermatosis caused by the penetration of larvae, mostly of a dog or cat hookworm, into the epidermis of humans (1,2).
This section also includes photographs of physical findings in travelers; the photographs highlight such diseases as African tick-bite fever, chikungunya, dengue, swimmer's itch, African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, measles, tungiasis, and cutaneous larva migrans
Symptoms in humans occur as the larva migrates through tissues, causing cutaneous and/ or visceral larva migrans
, which may begin within 24-48 hours after ingestion of infected meat.
The raccoon roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis, is increasingly recognized as a cause of serious or fatal larva migrans
disease in humans and animals.
Baylisascaris procyonis, the raccoon roundworm responsible for fatal larva migrans
in humans, has long been thought to be absent from many regions in the southeastern United States.
migrans, ocular larva migrans
, urticaria, pulmonary nodules, hepatic and