Baylisascariasis

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ID 87
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A parasitic helminthiasis infectious disease that involves parasitic infection of the intestine caused by the larvae of Baylisascaris procyonis, which can invade the spinal cord, brain, and eye of humans, resulting in permanent neurologic damage, blindness, or death.

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