disease patterns in the detroit zoo: a study of the mammalian population from 1973 through 1983.a retrospective study was conducted to evaluate disease patterns in the mammals at the detroit zoo from 1973 through 1983. the reindeer (rangifer tarandus), common eland (taurotragus oryx), rednecked wallaby (protemnodon rufogrisea), sitatunga (tragelaphus spekii), and kangaroo (macropus spp)- were the most frequently affected mammalian species. parasitic agents (80% of which were internal parasites) caused morbidity in 60.2% of the mammals evaluated (n = 2,475) and microbial agents caused morbi ...19853878354
an outbreak of fowl cholera in ring-necked pheasants (phasianus colchicus).a total of 120 ring-necked pheasants from a 3000-bird flock in zeeland, mi, died over a 3-day period. clinical signs included sudden death, diarrhea, and limping. at necropsy, hepatomegaly with multifocal cream-colored foci randomly distributed throughout the parenchyma was observed in diseased birds. additionally, the spleen was enlarged up to three times its normal size and had a marbled appearance. microscopically, there was multifocal splenic and hepatic necrosis with intralesional rod-shape ...200314562913
zoonoses at henry ford hospital: clinical, epidemiologic, and therapeutic aspects. 19827085343
serotyping of mannheimia (pasteurella) haemolytica isolates from the upper midwest united states.mannheimia (pasteurella) haemolytica biotype a serotype1 (a1) is the primary bacterial agent responsible for the clinical signs and pathophysiologic events in bovine pneumonic pasteurellosis. the goal of this study was to determine the prevalence of other serotypes of m. haemolytica biotype a organisms obtained from the upper midwest diagnostic laboratories. a total of 147 m. haemolytica isolates were collected from minnesota, south dakota, and michigan. isolates were tested against m. haemolyti ...200011108463
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