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Volume 22, Number 8—August 2016

Baylisascaris procyonis Parasites in Raccoons, Costa Rica, 2014

Mario BaldiComments to Author , Gilbert Alvarado, Steve Smith, Mario Santoro, Natalie Bolaños, Carlos Jiménez, Sabine E. Hutter, and Chris Walzer
Author affiliations: University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria (M. Baldi, S. Smith, S.E. Hutter, C. Walzer); Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica (M. Baldi, N. Bolaños, C. Jiménez); Universidad de Costa Rica, San Pedro, Costa Rica (G. Alvarado); Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Mezzogiorno, Naples, Italy (M. Santoro)

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Age and sex of raccoons sampled for roundworm testing, Costa Rica, 2014

Raccoons No. (%) raccoons
Sampled Positive for Baylisascaris procyonis parasites
Juvenile 4 (20) 3 (30)
16 (80)
7 (70)
M 6 (30) 2 (20)
14 (70)
8 (80)
Total 20 10

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