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What kind of worms in dogs can cause damage to the eye of humans?

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2007-09-11 14:16:28

You're probably thinking of Toxocara Canis, the common roundworm

of the dog. Toxocara eggs are present in the faeces of dogs which

have not been treated with the appropriate medication. Total

blindness from Toxocara infection is exceptional. It is rare even

for the sight of one eye to be totally lost, though vision can be

impaired.


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