Raccoon Roundworm Infection PSA
This 60 second PSA describes the signs and symptoms of and ways to prevent Baylisascaris infection, a parasitic roundworm infection that is spread through raccoon feces. Created: 8/27/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Date Released: 8/28/2012. Series Name: CDC Radio.
This podcast will educate health care providers on diagnosing baylisascariasis and on providing patients at risk of Baylisascaris infection with prevention messages. Created: 8/27/2012 by Center for Global Health, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria. Date Released: 8/28/2012. Series Name: CDC Audio Rounds.
Baylisascaris procyonis Eggs in Raccoons
Dr. Shira Shafir, Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the UCLA School of Public Health, discusses a study about roundworms in raccoons and their effect on the environment. Created: 8/18/2011 by National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases (NCEZID). Date Released: 8/18/2011. Series Name: Emerging Infectious Diseases.
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