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Toxocara antibodies

This is an important test that can be used to diagnose an infection.

Venous blood
1 tests included
7 days turnaround

£120.00

£99.00

About Toxocara antibodies

What is Toxocara?

Toxocara is a parasitic roundworm that lives in the intestines of dogs and cats. Humans may become infected from soil contaminated with eggs from animal faeces causing toxocariasis.

Some infected people may not show symptoms, but it may cause problems with vision and internal organs such as the liver.

Toxocara antibodies are produced by the body’s immune system to help fight infection against the roundworm.

Why take the test?

This test detects the presence of antibodies produced against Toxocara, a parasitic roundworm and can be used to diagnose an infection.

 

What's tested

Parasite

How it works

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Order your kit

Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to you door. Your kit contains everything you need for the test.

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Take your test and post

Follow our simple instructions to take your sample and post back the enclosed prepaid envelope to our accredited lab for processing. We also offer home or workplace visits by a qualified nurse.

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Get results directly to your dashboard

You will receive an email notification from our medical team when your results are available on your secure personalised health dashboard.

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