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Is baylisascaris procyonis present in india?Can it be caused from dog stools?Is it transmitted only by oral ingestion or even through open cut wounds?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: There is another

Species of this roundworm in india that can be found in bears.
I am not sure that procyonis is found there. Dogs may be infected with b procyonis and may shed eggs in the stool. Infection is spread by ingesting eggs in the soil.

In brief: There is another

Species of this roundworm in india that can be found in bears.
I am not sure that procyonis is found there. Dogs may be infected with b procyonis and may shed eggs in the stool. Infection is spread by ingesting eggs in the soil.
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