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Baylisascariasis

Other Names: Raccoon Roundworm
Baylisascariasis is a parasitic disease caused by a roundworm found in the intestinal tract of raccoons.

Disease Agents

  • Baylisascaris columnaris
  • Baylisascaris melis
  • Baylisascaris procyonis

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Spickler, Anna Rovid. "Title of Factsheet." "Date of Factsheet (Last Updated)."
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