of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies “G.F.
Ingrassia”, Section of Neurosciences, University of Catania, Catania,
2 Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Infectious and Tropical Diseases Unit, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.
3 Italian Society of General Medicine (SIMG), Catania, Italy.
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is one of the most common helminthiases worldwide. However, there is a
lack of data regarding Southern Italy. We have evaluated the
seroprevalence and associated environmental factors of toxocariasis in
a sample of adults living in the city of Catania.
Materials and Methods
|Table 1. Demographic characteristics of the population.|
|Table 2. Univariate and multivariate analysis of variables associated with the presence of anti-Toxocara canis antibodies.|
FundingThis research was funded by the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Advanced Technologies “G.F. Ingrassia”, University of Catania, Italy (Piano Triennale di Sviluppo delle Attività di Ricerca Scientifica del Dipartimento 2016-18).