rabies surveillance in the united states during 2006.during 2006, 49 states and puerto rico reported 6,940 cases of rabies in animals and 3 cases in humans to the cdc, representing an 8.2% increase from the 6,417 cases in animals and 1 case in a human reported in 2005. approximately 92% of the cases were in wildlife, and 8% were in domestic animals. relative contributions by the major animal groups were as follows: 2,615 raccoons (37.7%), 1,692 bats (24.4%), 1,494 skunks (21.5%), 427 foxes (6.2%), 318 cats (4.6%), 82 cattle (1.2%), and 79 dogs (1. ...200717696853
Identification of a Mycoplasma ovis-like organism in a herd of farmed white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in rural Indiana.Mycoplasma ovis is a hemoplasma parasite of sheep, goats, and reindeer; however, natural hemoplasma infection in white-tailed deer has not previously been reported. Subsequent to finding many coccoid, bacillary, and ring-shaped organisms, consistent with hemotropic mycoplasmas, on RBCs from a 72-day-old female white-tailed fawn, we sought to (1) identify the putative hemoplasma observed in blood from the fawn, (2) evaluate others in the herd for hemoplasma infection, and (3) identify clinicopath ...201122112325
review of the 1995 vesicular stomatitis outbreak in the western united states. 19979290819
eimeria caprovina sp. n. from the domestic goat, capra hircus, from the usa.oocysts of eimeria caprovina sp. n. from the domestic goat, capra hircus, are ellipsoidal, subspherical or slightly ovoid, usually flattened at the micropylar end. they measure 29.7 (26-36) x 23.7 (23-28) micron. the sporocysts are elongate ovoids, measuring 14.3 (13.7) x 8.3 (8-9) micron, with stieda bodies at the narrow ends. the oocyst wall is 1.6 micron thick, smooth, dark-brown to brownish-yellow, and 2-layered. a micropyle, 6.2 (4-10) micron in diameter, polar granule, and sporocyst residu ...19807400993
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