the brucellosis and tuberculosis status of wood bison in the mackenzie bison sanctuary, northwest territories, canada.postmortem examinations were done on 51 wood bison (bison bison athabascae) killed as part of a multidisciplinary research project in the mackenzie bison sanctuary, northwest territories, canada, between 1986 and 1988. there was no gross, histological or bacteriological evidence of brucellosis or tuberculosis in these bison. traumatic lesions were seen in one calf that had been attacked by wolves and a second calf that had been gored. antibody titers to brucella abortus were not found in sera fr ...19938269360
the hook lake wood bison recovery project: can a disease-free captive wood bison herd be recovered from a wild population infected with bovine tuberculosis and brucellosis?the hook lake wood bison recovery project (hlwbrp) is a wildlife conservation project aimed at recovering a captive, disease-free herd of wood bison (bison bison athabascae) from a wild herd infected with bovine tuberculosis (mycobacterium bovis) and brucellosis (brucella abortus). the disease eradication protocol that we have used involves a combination of techniques, including (1) orphaning of newborn wild-caught calves to minimize exposure to b. abortus and m. bovis, (2) testing calves for ma ...200212381597
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