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Serosurvey of Roe Deer, Chamois and Domestic Sheep in the Central Italian Alps
Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus), chamois (Rupicapra rupricapra rupicapra), and domestic sheep in the Orobie Alps, Italy, were serologically tested for antibodies to selected pathogens that may beExpand
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Serological study of a population of alpine chamois (Rupkapra rrupkapra) affected by an outbreak of respiratory disease
A serological survey of respiratory virus infections was carried out from 1998 to 2001 in Lecco province, Italy, as part of a health monitoring programme in a population of alpine chamois, many ofExpand
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Defining output-based standards to achieve and maintain tuberculosis freedom in farmed deer, with reference to member states of the European Union.
Within the European Union (EU), detailed legislation has been developed for cattle, but not deer, to minimise disease risks associated with trade in animals and animal products. This legislation isExpand
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The monitoring of selected zoonotic diseases of wildlife in Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy
Several zoonotic agents that infect wildlife may be transmitted to humans through contaminated game meat. Toxoplasma gondii and Trichinella spp. infect the muscular tissue at some stage of theirExpand
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Spillover Events of Infection of Brown Hares (Lepus europaeus) with Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Type 2 Virus (RHDV2) Caused Sporadic Cases of an European Brown Hare Syndrome‐Like Disease in Italy and
Summary Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) is a lagovirus that can cause fatal hepatitis (rabbit haemorrhagic disease, RHD) with mortality of 80–90% in farmed and wild rabbits. Since 1986, RHDVExpand
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Isolation of Mycobacterium caprae (Lechtal Genotype) from Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) in Italy
Abstract During tuberculosis (TB) surveillance, 53 hunted red deer (Cervus elaphus) were collected to determine whether TB was present in free-ranging animals from an Italian alpine area. SamplesExpand
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Correction: Toxoplasma gondii Infection in Alpine Red Deer (Cervus elaphus): Its Spread and Effects on Fertility
In contrast to the depth of knowledge on the pathological effects of parasitism in domestic animals, the impact of the vast majority of parasites on wildlife hosts is poorly understood and, besides,Expand
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Spread and genotype of Toxoplasma gondii in naturally infected alpine chamois (Rupicapra r. rupicapra)
The complex life cycle of Toxoplasma gondii involves many animal species, raising zoonotic, economic, and conservation issues. This complexity is reflected in the molecular structure of T. gondii,Expand
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Detection and Molecular Characterization of Mycobacterium microti Isolates in Wild Boar from Northern Italy
ABSTRACT Approximately 23,000 hunter-harvested wild boars from the pre-Alpine area of northern Italy were examined for tuberculosis over a 9-year period (2003 to 2011). Retropharyngeal and mandibularExpand
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