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By Robert On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
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Baylisascaris procyonis (raccoon roundworm) update: Interview

Michael J. Yabsley, MS, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine talks about the parasite,  Baylisascaris procyonis, aka the raccoon roundworm, the pathology, treatment, geography More...

By Robert On Friday, April 19th, 2013
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What is Baylisascaris procyonis?

Baylisascaris procyonis is a roundworm found in the small intestines of raccoons. They excrete the eggs of this parasite in their feces. The eggs can survive in the environment for years under favorable conditions. More...

By Robert On Monday, April 20th, 2009
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The little known raccoon roundworm

Recently the New York City Department of Health reported two devastating infections in children in Brooklyn. One child, a newborn, as of this writing, has severe permanent brain damage. The other, a teenager, has More...


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