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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 99, No. 6, 2004, pp. 627-628
Bioline Code: oc04130
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 99, No. 6, 2004, pp. 627-628

 en SHORT COMMUNICATION - Larval Recovery of Toxocara canis check for this species in other resources in Organs and Tissues of Experimentally Infected Rattus norvegicus
Susana Z Lescano; Maísa L Queiroz & Pedro P Chieffi

Abstract

The aim of this note was to record for the first time the recovery of Toxocara canis check for this species in other resources larvae from tissues and organs of Rattus norvegicus check for this species in other resources (Berkenhout, 1769), Wistar strain, until the 60th day after experimental infection. Rats were orally infected with embryonated T. canis eggs, killed on days 3, 5, 8, 10, 15, 30, and 60 after inoculation and larvae were recovered from liver, lungs, kidneys, brain, and carcass after acid digestion, showing a pattern of migration similar of that previously observed in mice.

Keywords
Toxocara canis - rats - larval recovery - experimental infection

 
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