Baylisascaris


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Baylisascaris

(bā-lis-as'kă-ris),
A genus of ascarid nematodes found in the intestine of mammals.

Baylisascaris

[bā′lis·as′kä·ris]
a genus of ascarid nematodes found in the intestines of mammals, particularly raccoons. B. columnaris infests the central nervous system of dogs. B. procyonis is usually found in raccoons and rodents, but fecal contamination from those animals can cause spread to domestic animals and humans, resulting in larva migrans or eosinophilic encephalitis, which is often fatal.

Baylisascaris

a genus in the family Ascarididae of nematodes which cause cerebrospinal nematodiasis. Includes B. columnaris (dogs), B. transfuga (captive and zoo bears), B. procyonis (rodents).
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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.
Baylisascaris 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 procyonis.
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.
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.
Baylisascaris 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.