Leprosy in red squirrels in Scotland

  title={Leprosy in red squirrels in Scotland},
  author={A. Meredith and J. D. Pozo and S. Smith and E. Milne and K. Stevenson and J. McLuckie},
  journal={Veterinary Record},
  pages={285 - 286}
RED squirrel ( Sciurus vulgaris ) populations in the UK are in dramatic decline and Scotland has an estimated 120,000 remaining, about 75 per cent of the UK population. Since 2006, six cases of a distinctive novel presentation of dermatitis in red squirrels from various locations throughout Scotland have been detected at postmortem examination, as part of a scanning surveillance scheme operated by the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (R[D]SVS), University of Edinburgh. Grossly, all… Expand
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