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Date of this Version

2011

Citation

H. Newton and C. Wolf, editors. Infectious diseases of concern to captive and free ranging wildlife in North America. American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV) Infectious Disease Committee, Yulee, Florida, 2011.

Abstract

Fact Sheet compiled by: Emily L. Blizzard

Sheet completed on: May 27, 2011

Fact Sheet Reviewed by: Sarah Bevins, Kerri Pedersen, and Michael J. Yabsley

Susceptible animal groups Avian, Mammal, Human

Causative organism

Recognized species of Baylisascaris

Parasite Primary Definitive Host(s)

Distribution

Incubation period

Clinical signs

Post mortem, gross, or histologic findings

Diagnosis

Material required for laboratory analysis

Relevant diagnostic laboratories

Treatment

Prevention and control

Suggested disinfectant for housing facilities

Notification

Measures required under the Animal Disease Surveillance Plan

Measures required for introducing animals to infected animal

Conditions for restoring disease-free status after an outbreak None

Experts who may be consulted

References

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