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.
How it works
Purchase your Kit
Just order a test online and get your kit delivered right to your door unless you are ordering a COVID-19 Fit to Fly test where you will be given appointment options to attend our clinics across the United Kingdom for a nose and throat swab PCR test at the checkout stage.
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. For COVID-19 Fit to Fly tests you must attend one of our partner clinics for our trained collection officers to take your sample. You will then have the results emailed to you.
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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