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- Hernandez, Sonia M.; Galbreath, Brianna; Riddle, Dennis F.; Moore, Andrew P.; Palamar, Maria B.; Levy, Michael G.; DePerno, Christopher S.; Correa, Maria T.; Yabsley, Michael J.
- Parasitology research 2013 v.112 no.2 pp. 693-698
- larva migrans, etc ; Baylisascaris procyonis; Procyon lotor; birds; feces; females; humans; internal transcribed spacers; males; monitoring; parasites; wildlife; Florida; Georgia; North Carolina; Tennessee; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Baylisascaris procyonis is an intestinal nematode of raccoons (Procyon lotor) that can cause fatal larva migrans in numerous species of birds and mammals, including humans. Historically, this parasite has been rare in the southeastern USA but recently has been reported in eastern Tennessee and isolated parts of Georgia and Florida. The objective of the current study was to investigate the distribu ...