HC Deb 21 February 1977 vol 926 c454W
Mr. Adley

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make toxicara canis a notifiable disease.

Mr. Moyle

No. I am advised that the infection is usually symptomless and consequently there would be no advantage in doing so; the statutory control measures for notifiable diseases would, in any case, not be appropriate. I would refer the hon. Member to my reply to the hon. Member for Harrow, East (Mr. Dykes) on 27th January.—[Vol. 924, c. 727.]

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