The raccoon that topples your trashcan and pillages your garden may leave more than just a mess. More likely than not, it also contaminates your yard with parasites — most notably, raccoon roundworms...

A deadly raccoon parasite that can cause severe neurological problems in infected hosts has been popping up in the South, and seven new cases of human infection in the U.S. have been documented in the...

Professor Emeritus of Veterinary Parasitology at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Kevin Kazacos, DVM, PhD joined me for the whole hour to talk about this little known, but very dangerous...

Also known as the raccoon roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis is the most common and widespread cause of clinical larva migrans in animals. It is a ubiquitous roundworm infection of raccoons (Procyon lotor)...

USGS Summary Baylisascaris procyonis, the common raccoon roundworm, is the most commonly recognized cause of clinical larva migrans (LM) in animals, a condition in which an immature parasitic worm or larva...

Baylisascaris procyonis, also known as the raccoon roundworm,  is the most common and widespread cause of clinical larva migrans in animals. It is a ubiquitous roundworm infection of raccoons (Procyon...

Baylisascaris procyonis, aka the raccoon roundworm, is a ubiquitous roundworm found throughout North America. Infection can result in fatal human disease or severe neurologic outcomes if it is not treated...

On the Sunday, Dec.7 airing of the Outbreak News This Week radio show, the main topics covered included meningitis and the work of the Meningitis Foundation of America, a new study concerning the reduction...

Baylisascaris procyonis is a roundworm found in the small intestines of raccoons. They excrete the eggs of this parasite in their feces. The eggs can survive in the environment for years under favorable...

February 22, 2014: Baylisascaris procyonis (raccoon roundworm) LISTEN to podcast here Guests: Michael J. Yabsley, MS, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine The...