brucella abortus in wildlife on selected cattle farms in alabama.two studies of brucellosis in wildlife on farms where the brucellosis infection prevalence in cattle was known are reported. on a research farm, 233 feral animals of 22 mammalian species and 12 of seven avian species were trapped during three time periods. sixty were studied before cattle were introduced, 128 were studied while 501 cattle infected with brucella abortus were calving and aborting, and 60 specimens were collected 20 mo after the last infected cow calved. selected tissues from 229 w ...19853923213
experimental infection of gray foxes (urocyon cinereoargenteus) with brucella abortus.ten gray foxes, eight principals that were fed approximately 4.4 x 10(10) colony forming units of brucella abortus strain 2308 and two controls, were examined for serologic responses and tissue distribution of the organisms. blood sera from each fox were tested on the day of exposure and at seven weekly intervals for antibodies to b. abortus, using the brucellosis card, standard tube agglutination, 2-mercaptoethanol and rivanol tests. control foxes were serologically negative for all tests throu ...19846425511
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