"spring rise" in fecal nematode egg counts in sheep in maine.a "spring rise" in fecal nematode egg counts occurred in maine sheep housed under conventional conditions during 2 years. nematodes causing this increase were haemonchus contortus in one year and ostertagia sp in the other. the increase in egg counts was greater in sheep that lambed than in unbred sheep. most of the eggs in the spring rise were probably produced by worms that passed the winter in developmental arrest in the sheep. some of the female worms probably came from contaminated bedding ...1977851288
an outbreak of cat-associated q fever in the united states.q fever is usually acquired by contact with aerosols generated during parturition of domestic ungulates (e.g., sheep, cows, goats). in the maritime provinces of canada, parturient cats have also been implicated in its transmission. a 66-year-old woman from eastern maine developed high fever, rigors, headache, myalgias, pulmonary infiltrates, and elevated hepatocellular enzymes, and the diagnosis of acute q fever was confirmed serologically. she and 14 other family members had attended a family r ...19912056206
rabies surveillance in the united states during 2001.during 2001, 49 states and puerto rico reported 7,437 cases of rabies in nonhuman animals and 1 case in a human being to the centers for disease control and prevention, an increase of < 1% from 7,364 cases in nonhuman animals and 5 human cases reported in 2000. more than 93% (6,939 cases) were in wild animals, whereas 6.7% (497 cases) were in domestic species (compared with 93.0% in wild animals and 6.9% in domestic species in 2000). the number of cases reported in 2001 increased among bats, cat ...200212494966
the lost sheep. presidential address. 19863954584
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