epizootic hemorrhagic disease outbreak in a captive facility housing white-tailed deer (odocoileus virginianus), bison (bison bison), elk (cervus elaphus), cattle (bos taurus), and goats (capra hircus) in colorado, ungulate research facility in fort collins, colorado, u.s.a., experienced mortality in white-tailed deer (odocoileus virginianus) because of epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (ehdv) infection from 20 august 2007 through 26 september 2007. epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (ehdv) was detected by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction and virus isolation from the spleen and lung tissues of two white-tailed deer. virus neutralization tests were performed on pre- and postoutbreak ser ...201020945651
development of a syndromic surveillance system for detection of disease among livestock entering an auction develop a syndromic surveillance system based on visual inspection from outside the livestock pens that could be used for detection of disease among livestock entering an auction market.200919250046
outbreak of q fever associated with a horse-boarding ranch, colorado, 2005.coxiella burnetii is a bacterium located worldwide that can cause q fever when inhaled. we describe an outbreak of q fever associated with a horse-boarding ranch that had acquired two herds of goats. we conducted case finding and cohort studies among persons who boarded horses on the ranch and ranchers and among residents in the surrounding community, and conducted sampling of the goats and environment, to determine risk factors for infection and guide public health interventions. sixty-six ranc ...200717896873
outbreak of salmonella infantis infection in a large animal veterinary teaching hospital.during the past 11 years, there have been numerous reports of outbreaks of salmonellosis involving horses in veterinary teaching hospitals. some of these outbreaks have been associated with salmonella serotypes not commonly associated with infection of horses. salmonella infantis is among the more common salmonella serotypes isolated from human beings, and is an important pathogen in the broiler chicken industry. however, it was not commonly isolated from horses or cattle on a national basis bet ...19979412683
genotypic transitions among bluetongue viral isolates from domestic ruminants in colorado during 1981-1984.two predominant electropherotypes of bluetongue virus (btv) serotype 11 isolates from cattle during a 1981-1984 field study in eastern colorado were characterized. the genomes of strains isolated from the first 2 years of the study had 1 predominant electropherotype (co81), with the exception of 1 isolate that differed only in the migration of segment 3. a second electropherotype (co83), with differences in the migration of 4 segments, coexisted in the same region during 1983 and 1984 with strai ...19892562197
paratuberculosis (johne's disease) in bighorn sheep and a rocky mountain goat in colorado.between may, 1972 and february, 1978, six cases of paratuberculosis (johne's disease) caused by mycobacterium paratuberculosis were diagnosed in free-ranging rocky mountain bighorn sheep (ovis canadensis) and one rocky mountain goat (oreamnos americanus) on or near mt. evans in colorado. diagnosis of paratuberculosis was based on gross and histopathologic examination of the animals and by isolation of m. paratuberculosis from three sheep and the goat. the clinical signs and pathologic changes se ...1979480512
proceedings of the international embryo transfer society. fifth annual conference - 14-16 january, 1979. 197933864
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