Neglected Infections of Poverty: Toxocariasis

This podcast is an overview of the Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Call: Neglected Infections of Poverty in the United States. Neglected infections of poverty are a group of diseases that afflict vulnerable populations and are often not well studied or diagnosed. A subject matter expert from CDC’s Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria describes the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of Toxocariasis. Created: 11/19/2010 by Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria (DPDM); Emergency Risk Communication Branch (ERCB)/Joint Information Center (JIC), Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR). Date Released: 11/29/2010. Series Name: COCA Commentary.

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