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Causes of Toxocariasis

Primary Cause of Toxocariasis

The primary cause of Toxocariasis is the result:

  • of eating food from an animal infected with an infectious agent, or from food that is contaminated from the food handler (who is infected with Toxocariasis), or from contaminated soil or water, or from toxins produced by an infectious organism.
  • of an infectious agent.

Causes of Toxocariasis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Toxocariasis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Toxocariasis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Toxocariasis:

Toxocariasis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Toxocariasis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Toxocariasis:

Toxocariasis: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Toxocariasis: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Toxocariasis:

Causes of Broader Categories of Toxocariasis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Toxocariasis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Toxocariasis may be found in:


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