Tuberculosis in wildlife in the Ruwenzori National Park, Uganda (Part II)

  title={Tuberculosis in wildlife in the Ruwenzori National Park, Uganda (Part II)},
  author={Michael H. Woodford},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
The results of post-mortem examinations of 90 warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) conducted in the Ruwenzori National Park, Uganda during a survey of tuberculous infection in wildlife are described. Nine per cent of warthog were found to show gross lesions on autopsy and of these organisms which could by typed,Mycobacterium bovis was isolated in 2 of 6 cases and 5 atypical mycobacterial strains were isolated from the remaining 4. The distribution and character of the lesions is described and it… CONTINUE READING


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