Figure 3. Baylisascarisprocyonis eggs recovered from raccoon feces from a latrine in a playground sandbox. Left, infective egg containing a fully formed larva (40x). Right, an undeveloped or degenerate noninfective egg. B. procyonis eggs are ellipsoid, approximately 75 μm x 60 μm in size, with a brown, finely granular surface. (Reprinted from Clinical Microbiology Newsletter 2002;24:1–7; with permission from Elsevier Science.)
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