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- Taira, K., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Helminthologia 2014 v.50 no.4 pp. 238-243
- Baylisascaris; Martes; Procyon lotor; Ursidae; badgers; carnivores; eggs; feces; internal transcribed spacers; people; risk; sequence analysis; skunks; Guyana; Japan
- ... The nematodes of genus Baylisascaris are common intestinal roundworms of carnivores such as raccoons, skunks, badgers, martens and bears. This report describes Baylisascaris sp. infection in a pet kinkajou Potos flavus imported into Japan from Guyana. Nematode eggs were detected in feces of the juvenile kinkajou in 2011 during a routine veterinary examination. A sequence analysis of the ITS2 nucle ...