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- Sapp, Sarah G.H.; Gupta, Pooja; Martin, Melissa K.; Murray, Maureen H.; Niedringhaus, Kevin D.; Pfaff, Madeleine A.; Yabsley, Michael J.
- International journal for parasitology 2017 v.6 no.2 pp. 85-99
- larva migrans, etc ; Baylisascaris procyonis; Metatheria; Potos flavus; Ursidae; badgers; carnivores; definitive hosts; geographical distribution; host range; larvae; natural history; parasites; paratenic hosts; risk; rodents; skunks; surveys; sympatry; wildlife; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... A total of 10 species of Baylisascaris, a genus of ascaridoid nematodes, occur worldwide and 6 of them occur in the New World. Most of the Baylisascaris species have a similar life cycle with carnivorous mammals or marsupials serving as definitive hosts and a smaller prey host serving as paratenic (or intermediate) hosts. However, one species in rodents is unique in that it only has one host. Cons ...
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