Raccoon Roundworms & Your Health, July 2011

(2011) Raccoon Roundworms & Your Health, July 2011. Public Health, Department of (Health and Human Services, Department of)

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Raccoons live in both country and city settings, and may carry diseases, such as Baylisascaris procyonis, an intestinal roundworm, without becoming sick. This parasite can infect humans and animals (such as dogs) when they come in contact with raccoon feces and latrines (areas where raccoons regularly defecate). Raccoon latrines are commonly found on rooftops, tree stumps, and wood piles.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Raccoon Roundworms, Virus, Public Health, Roundworms, Diseases
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health > Environmental health
Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine
ID Code: 43618
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 17 Mar 2023 18:54
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2023 18:54
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/43618