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Bat White-Nose Syndrome: An Emerging Fungal Pathogen?
White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a condition associated with an unprecedented bat mortality event in the northeastern United States. Since the winter of 2006*2007, bat declines exceeding 75% have beenExpand
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POISONING OF WILDLIFE WITH ANTICOAGULANT RODENTICIDES IN NEW YORK
From 1971 through 1997, we documented 51 cases (55 individual animals) of poisoning of non-target wildlife in New York (plus two cases in adjoining states) (USA) with anticoagulant rodenticides—allExpand
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Anticoagulant Rodenticides and Raptors: Recent Findings from New York, 1998–2001
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West Nile virus infection in birds and mosquitoes, New York State, 2000.
West Nile (WN) virus was found throughout New York State in 2000, with the epicenter in New York City and surrounding counties. We tested 3,403 dead birds and 9,954 mosquito pools for WN virus duringExpand
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Morphological and Molecular Characterizations of Psychrophilic Fungus Geomyces destructans from New York Bats with White Nose Syndrome (WNS)
Background Massive die-offs of little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus) have been occurring since 2006 in hibernation sites around Albany, New York, and this problem has spread to other States in theExpand
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Pathologic Findings and Liver Elements in Hibernating Bats With White-Nose Syndrome
Two groups of vespertilionid bats were collected from affected hibernacula. In group 1 (n, 14; pathology and microbiology), the average body weights of all species were at the lower limit ofExpand
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Biodiversity of Clostridium botulinum Type E Associated with a Large Outbreak of Botulism in Wildlife from Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
ABSTRACT The genetic relatedness of Clostridium botulinum type E isolates associated with an outbreak of wildlife botulism was studied using random amplification of polymorphic DNA (RAPD). SpecimensExpand
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Crow Deaths Caused by West Nile Virus during Winter
In New York, an epizootic of American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) deaths from West Nile virus (WNV) infection occurred during winter 2004–2005, a cold season when mosquitoes are not active.Expand
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Disposition of toxic PCB congeners in snapping turtle eggs: Expressed as toxic equivalents of TCDD
Studies of snapping turtles, taken from the region of the Upper Hudson River, in New York State, revealed exceedingly high levels of PCBs in the adipose tissue. There is evidence to suggest thatExpand
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