Disease Images

Disease Images: Baylisascariasis

Additional resources for Baylisascariasis

Raccoon, feces. Baylisascaris procyonis eggs are typical ascarid eggs with thick, finely pitted shells; they are slightly smaller than Toxocara canis eggs.

Credit: Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Photo ID: BAY_001

Raccoon, intestine. This partially opened small intestine contains many adult B. procyonis.

Credit: Dr. A. Hamir, ARS, USDA
Photo ID: BAY_002

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These images were annotated by Dr. Steve Sorden and Dr. Claire Andreasen and funding was provided by a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant in collaboration with the Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Pathology, Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH), Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), and Plum Island Animal Disease Center (PIADC).