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a genus of ascarid nematodes found in the intestines of mammals, particularly raccoons. B. columnaris infests the central nervous system of dogs.

Baylisascaris is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Baylisascaris books and related discussion.

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Baylisascaris procyonis
DISPATCHES. 928. Emerging Infectious Diseases • www.
Geographic Expansion of Baylisascaris procyonis Roundworms
Baylisascaris procyonis: Killer Worms
Baylisascaris Disease Fact Sheet
WISCONSIN DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH. Department of Health Services. Baylisascaris procyonis.
Raccoon Roundworm – Baylisascaris procyonis (Baylisascariasis)
Raccoon Roundworm – Baylisascaris procyonis. (Baylisascariasis). What is Baylisascariasis infection?

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Keith Winsten: Raccoons deserve our respect, not our fear
And because rabies had not yet spread to the Northeast, and Baylisascaris, a nematode common in raccoons but fatal to humans, had not yet been identified, raccoons seemed much less menacing.

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Baylisascaris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baylisascaris is a genus of roundworms that infest more than fifty animal species. Contents. 1 Life cycle; 2 Disease progression.
Viability of Baylisascaris procyonis Eggs - Vol. 17 No. 7 - July 2011
Infection with Baylisascaris procyonis roundworms is rare but often fatal and typically affects children.
DPDx - Baylisascariasis
DNR - Raccoon Roundworm (Baylisascaris)
Baylisascaris Procyonis Fact Sheet
Jun 22, 2011 What is Baylisascaris procyonis. This is a large roundworm parasite that lives in the intestines of raccoons.

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