epidemiological investigation of swine tuberculosis in arizona.swine tuberculosis occurred in thirteen herds of swine in arizona. mycobacterium avium serotypes 1, 2, 4, 5 and 8 were isolated from tissues of affected animals. these serotypes are responsible for approximately 85% of the mycobacterial infections found in swine in the united states. based on tuberculin skin test responses and examinations of tissues collected at slaughter, the source of infection in at least one of these herds, herd a, was found to be infected sawdust and wood shavings used as ...19807407684
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
nontuberculous mycobacterial adenitis of childhood. the ten-year experience at a community increased occurrence of nontuberculous mycobacterial adenitis was observed in children admitted to the tucson medical center for adenitis between 1979 and 1983. all infections were due to mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex (mai). all isolates were obtained from children less than 3 years old and with symptoms of two months or less. children with negative cultures tended to be older, had a longer interval of lymphadenopathy, and had larger glands. factors that may have caused the separ ...19883257636
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