On May 1, 2017, in Washington, Public Health--Seattle & King County (PHSKC) was notified of a possible Baylisascaris
procyonis infection in a previously healthy male child aged 19 months.
procyonis Roundworm Seroprevalence among Wildlife Rehabilitators, United States and Canada, 2012-2015
2005: Fatal Baylisascaris
larva migrans in a colony of Japanese macaques kept by a safari-style zoo in Japan.
I want to pass along a report from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer about raccoons being a host for the roundworm parasite known as Baylisascaris
Necrosis with microscopic lesions typical of Baylisascaris
species neural larva migrans was in the brain.
de amostras Prevalencia (%) positivas Ancylostoma sp 68 85 Uncinaria stenocephala 35 43,7 Trichuris vulpis 36 45 Capillaria aerophila 6 7,5 Physaloptera praeputialis 11 13,7 Toxocara canis 16 20 Toxocaris leonina 6 7,5 Dipylidium caninum 11 13,7 Baylisascaris
13 16,2 Strongyloides 10 12,5
Nervous system diseases (n = 58) were caused by parasite migration (presumptive Baylisascaris
species), listeriosis, aspergillosis, West Nile virus, bornavirus, peripheral neuropathy and congenital malformation.
Raccoons were infected with the nematodes Arthrocephalus lotoris, Baylisascaris
procyonis, and Capillaria plica, the trematode Fibricola cratera, and the tapeworm Atriotaenia procyonis.
Ascaridoid nematodes: Contracaecum, Porrocaecum and Baylisascaris
Their large population sizes and ubiquitous distribution make raccoons an important vector for parasites and diseases including distemper, rabies, and the roundworm Baylisascaris
procyonis (Mitchell et al.
Procyon lotor Intestine procyonis Camallanus Lepomis gulosus Intestine oxycephalus C.
Contaminative potential, egg prevalence and intensity of Baylisascaris
pricyonis-infected raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Florida.