A 23-year-old male asked:
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What is toxocara canis? And how long does the infection take place? How long do symptoms take to kick in after being exposed?

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Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
See Below : This is a parasite mainly found in Dogs and cats , rare in humans for details please refer to CDC website , a lot of good information is present
Answered on Mar 13, 2020

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