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- Jothikumar, Narayanan, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Parasitology research 2010 v.106 no.2 pp. 499-504
- Baylisascaris procyonis; Procyon lotor; cytochrome-c oxidase; eggs; genes; humans; larva migrans; nucleic acids; parasites; polluted soils; public health; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; risk; soil sampling; sowing; surface water
- ... Baylisascaris procyonis is a helminth parasite commonly found in North American raccoons (Procyon lotor) that is a cause of clinical neural, ocular, and visceral larva migrans in humans when infective eggs are ingested. Rapid detection of B. procyonis eggs in contaminated soil and water would assist public health analysts in evaluating risks associated with public exposure to areas of known raccoo ...