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The role of wildlife in emerging and re-emerging zoonoses.
There are huge numbers of wild animals distributed throughout the world and the diversity of wildlife species is immense. Each landscape and habitat has a kaleidoscope of niches supporting anExpand
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Molecular Characterization of the Trichomonas gallinae Morphologic Complex in the United States
Abstract Forty-two Trichomonas gallinae isolates were molecularly characterized to determine whether isolates differed in genetic sequence of multiple gene targets depending on host species orExpand
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Mycoplasmal conjunctivitis in wild songbirds: the spread of a new contagious disease in a mobile host population.
A new mycoplasmal conjunctivitis was first reported in wild house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) in early 1994. The causative agent was identified as Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG), a nonzoonoticExpand
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Isolation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis from Free-Ranging Birds and Mammals on Livestock Premises
ABSTRACT Surveys for Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in free-ranging mammals and birds were conducted on nine dairy and beef cattle farms in Wisconsin and Georgia. SpecimensExpand
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Factors Affecting Capture Myopathy in White-Tailed Deer
Capture myopathy can be a significant cause of mortality for white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and other ungulates. Capture and handling may affect rates of myopathy. During 1988-92 weExpand
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AVIAN VACUOLAR MYELINOPATHY OUTBREAKS AT A SOUTHEASTERN RESERVOIR
Avian vacuolar myelinopathy (AVM) is a neurologic disease of unknown etiology that affects bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), American coots (Fulica americana), and several species of waterfowl.Expand
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ATTEMPTS TO REPRODUCE VACUOLAR MYELINOPATHY IN DOMESTIC SWINE AND CHICKENS
Avian vacuolar myelinopathy (AVM) was first recognized as a cause of bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) mortality in 1994 in Arkansas (USA) and has since caused over 90 bald eagle and numerousExpand
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Mycoplasma gallisepticum in house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) and other wild birds associated with poultry production facilities.
Since 1994, an epidemic of conjunctivitis caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) has spread throughout the eastern population of house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus). The adaptation of MG to aExpand
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Experimental and Field Studies ofEscherichia coli O157:H7 in White-Tailed Deer
ABSTRACT Studies were conducted to evaluate fecal shedding ofEscherichia coli O157:H7 in a small group of inoculated deer, determine the prevalence of the bacterium in free-ranging white-tailed deer,Expand
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Cutaneous Neoplasia in 340 Cats
A total of 340 cases of cutaneous neoplasia were diagnosed in 340 of 3,564 cats that were examined by biopsy or necropsy during a 41-month period from January 1, 1986 through May 31, 1989. EighteenExpand
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