Raccoon Another EPM Natural Intermediate Host

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Researchers at the USDA and The Ohio State University (OSU) have found that the raccoon can serve as an intermediate host for Sarcocystis neurona, the single-celled protozoan parasite that causes the neurological disease equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). The study was published in a recent issue of Veterinary Parasitology. Another paper published in the same journal

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