Risks from disease caused by Mycobacterium orygis as a consequence of Greater one-horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) translocation in Nepal.

@article{Peters2019RisksFD,
  title={Risks from disease caused by Mycobacterium orygis as a consequence of Greater one-horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) translocation in Nepal.},
  author={Harriet Peters and A. Sadaula and Nick Masters and A. Sainsbury},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  year={2019}
}
  • Harriet Peters, A. Sadaula, +1 author A. Sainsbury
  • Published 2019
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Transboundary and emerging diseases
  • The greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN Red List. Mycobacterium orygis associated disease was identified in a single greater one-horned rhino in Chitwan National Park in February 2015 prior to a planned translocation of five greater one-horned rhinoceros from Chitwan National Park to Bardia National Park for conservation purposes. This paper describes a qualitative disease risk analysis conducted retrospectively post-translocation for… CONTINUE READING

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