Avian mycobacteriosis in free-living raptors in Majorca Island, Spain.

  title={Avian mycobacteriosis in free-living raptors in Majorca Island, Spain.},
  author={Javier Mill{\'a}n and Nieves Negre and Elena Castellanos and Luc{\'i}a de Juan and Ana Valverde Mateos and Llu{\'i}s Parpal and Alicia Aranaz},
  journal={Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A},
  volume={39 1},
Avian mycobacteriosis is a chronic, infectious disease caused by different species of mycobacteria, usually belonging to the Mycobacterium avium complex. From 2004 to 2007, 589 raptors brought dead or sick to a wildlife rehabilitation centre in Majorca (Balearic Islands, Spain) were necropsied. The birds belonged to 12 different species, chiefly common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) (n=297), scops owl (Otus scops) (n=109), barn owl (Tyto alba) (n=75), long-eared owl (Asio otus) (n=58), peregrine… CONTINUE READING


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