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- Miller, Michael W., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Veterinary parasitology 2012 v.185 no.2-4 pp. 330-334
- Baylisascaris procyonis; Cryptosporidium parvum; Giardia; Procyon lotor; adults; antibody detection; feces; females; genotype; hosts; humans; juveniles; larva migrans; males; meat carcasses; necropsy; oocysts; parasites; public health; skunks; Colorado; Great Plains region; Rocky Mountain region
- ... Baylisascaris procyonis is a zoonotic parasite that has been documented in raccoons throughout much of the United States; however, no published information on its occurrence is available for the transition zone from the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountains. Because this parasite can cause neural larva migrans and diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis in humans (as well as other hosts), a more ...
- Miller, Michael W., et al. Show all 13 Authors
- Prion 2012 v.6 no.1 pp. 52
- Cheviot; Odocoileus hemionus; deer; disease transmission; gastrointestinal system; mice; prions; saliva; salivary glands; scrapie; shedding; sheep
- ... Scrapie of sheep and chronic wasting disease (CWD) of cervids are transmissible prion diseases. Milk and placenta have been identified as sources of scrapie prions but do not explain horizontal transmission. In contrast, CWD prions have been reported in saliva, urine and feces, which are thought to be responsible for horizontal transmission. While the titers of CWD prions have been measured in fec ...
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