avian tuberculosis in a wild turkey.a liver from a hunter-harvested wild turkey (meleagris gallopavo) from kansas was evaluated by the southeastern cooperative wildlife disease study. grossly, the liver contained several grayish-white masses ranging from 0.5-3 cm in diameter. these masses were scattered throughout the parenchyma and bulged from the capsular surface. histologic examination revealed multifocal to coalescing granulomas with low numbers of acid-fast bacilli within multinucleated giant cells at the periphery of the gra ...200515839433
surveys for disease agents in introduced elk in arkansas and kentucky.surveys for disease agents were conducted in introduced free-ranging elk (cervus elaphus nelsoni) in arkansas and kentucky. elk had been captured in colorado and nebraska and released in arkansas during 1981-1985. from 1997 through 2002 elk were captured in arizona, kansas, north dakota, new mexico, oregon, and utah and released in southeastern kentucky. specimens were collected from 170 hunter-killed elk in arkansas during 1998-2006, and 44 elk in kentucky during 2001-2004. significant findings ...201020090032
escherichia coli, salmonella, and mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in wild european starlings at a kansas cattle feedlot.the prevalence of escherichia coli, salmonella spp., and mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis isolated from the feces of wild european starlings (sturnus vulgaris) humanely trapped at a feedlot in central kansas was assessed. all e. coli and salmonella isolates recovered were tested for antimicrobial susceptibility using national antimicrobial resistance monitoring system panels and the e. coli isolates were classified as to their content of genes associated with pathogenic e. coli of bir ...200920095155
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