Raccoon Roundworms

Raccoon roundworm may be more common, innocuous than previously thought. University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine researchers report in Emerging Infection ious Diseases that Baylisascaris procyonis, also called raccoon roundworm, does not always cause clinical disease in humans. Tests from 347 wildlife rehabilitators found 24 tested positive for the parasite but none were symptomatic, contrary to common belief that most human infections involve serious neurological problems.

Source : .Health Day News (3/24)

Added from my iPhone on : March 29, 2017

Raccoon Roundworms

Raccoon roundworm may be more common, innocuous than previously thought. University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine researchers report in Emerging Infection ious Diseases that Baylisascaris procyonis, also called raccoon roundworm, does not always cause clinical disease in humans. Tests from 347 wildlife rehabilitators found 24 tested positive for the parasite but none were symptomatic, contrary to common belief that most human infections involve serious neurological problems.

Source : .Health Day News (3/24)

Added from my iPhone on : March 29, 2017