Duck plague epizootics in the United States, 1967-1995.

  title={Duck plague epizootics in the United States, 1967-1995.},
  author={Kathryn A. Converse and Grant A Kidd},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  volume={37 2},
In 1967, the first confirmed diagnosis of duck plague (DP) in the USA was made from pekin ducks (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus) on commercial duck farms on Long Island, New York. Within 10 mo, DP was confirmed as the cause of death in migratory waterfowl on a Long Island bay. This paper reviews 120 DP epizootics reported from 1967 to 1995 that involved waterfowl species native to North America or were reported in areas with free-flying waterfowl at risk. Duck plague epizootics occurred in 21… CONTINUE READING

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