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Diclofenac residues as the cause of vulture population decline in Pakistan
The Oriental white-backed vulture (OWBV; Gyps bengalensis) was once one of the most common raptors in the Indian subcontinent. A population decline of >95%, starting in the 1990s, was first noted atExpand
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Escherichia albertii in Wild and Domestic Birds
The isolates were similar to those that cause disease in humans.
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Lead Bullet Fragments in Venison from Rifle-Killed Deer: Potential for Human Dietary Exposure
Human consumers of wildlife killed with lead ammunition may be exposed to health risks associated with lead ingestion. This hypothesis is based on published studies showing elevated blood leadExpand
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Bullet Fragments in Deer Remains: Implications for Lead Exposure in Avian Scavengers
Abstract Bullet fragments in rifle-killed deer (Odocoileus spp.) carrion have been implicated as agents of lead intoxication and death in bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), golden eagles (AquilaExpand
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Breeding and mortality of Oriental White-backed Vulture Gyps bengalensis in Punjab Province, Pakistan
Populations of Oriental White-backed Vulture Gyps bengalensis and Long-billed Vulture G. indicus declined in India between the mid 1980s and late 1990s. Regional reports from India described declinesExpand
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A novel subgroup of rhadinoviruses in ruminants.
In the course of investigating the malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) subgroup of rhadinoviruses, seven novel rhadinoviruses were identified in a variety of ruminants, including domestic sheep, bighornExpand
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The race to prevent the extinction of South Asian vultures
Summary Gyps vulture populations across the Indian subcontinent collapsed in the 1990s and continue to decline. Repeated population surveys showed that the rate of decline was so rapid that elevatedExpand
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Oriental white-backed vultures (Gyps bengalensis; OWBVs) died of renal failure when they ingested diclofenac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), in tissues of domestic livestock. AcuteExpand
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Genetic and biological variation in equine infectious anemia virus Rev correlates with variable stages of clinical disease in an experimentally infected pony.
Genetic and biological variation in the regulatory protein Rev of equine infectious anemia virus (EIAV) were examined throughout a clinically dynamic disease course of an experimentally infectedExpand
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A real-time PCR assay for measuring alcelaphine herpesvirus-1 DNA.
Alcelaphine herpesvirus-1 (AlHV-1) is a rhadinovirus that causes malignant catarrhal fever in certain ruminant species and is an important pathogen in Africa and other areas where carrier species andExpand
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