mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in two east african oryxes.tuberculous lesions were observed at necropsy of 2 east african oryxes (oryx gazella beisa) at a municipal zoological park in jackson, ms. microscopic examination revealed granulomas containing acid-fast bacilli in the lungs and liver of both animals, as well as in the uterus and mediastinal lymph nodes of 1 animal. mycobacterium tuberculosis was isolated from the tissues of both oryxes and from fluid aspirated from the mammary gland of 1 oryx; the organism was pathogenic for guinea pigs but not ...1976977460
the occurrence of infectious diseases in mixed farming of domesticated wild herbivores and livestock in kenya. ii. bacterial diseases.the prevalence of antibodies to brucella spp., mycobacterium paratuberculosis and the mycoplasma spp. causing contagious bovine pleuropneumonia and contagious caprine pleuropneumonia was determined in various species of ruminants on a ranch in the semi-arid zone of southeastern kenya. antibody titers to brucella spp. were found in eland (taurotragus oryx), oryx (oryx beisa) and camels (camelus dromedarius). reactors were not found in buffalo (syncerus caffer), sheep (ovis aries) and goats (capra ...19883373635
longistrongylus curvispiculum (nematoda: trichostrongyloidea) in free-ranging exotic antelope in texas.longistrongylus curvispiculum was recovered from free ranging sable (hippotragus niger), addax (addax nasomaculatus) and biesa oryx (oryx beisa) on two ranches in central texas (usa). these nematodes represented a small portion of the total abomasal worm burden dominated by haemonchus contortus. female l. curvispiculum easily could be confused with other ostertaginae, but the spicules of the males were diagnostic.19938355363
prevalence of virus neutralising antibodies to malignant catarrhal fever virus in oryx (oryx beisa callotis). 19817198155
the prevalence of antibody of antibody to contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (mycoplasma strain f38) in some wild herbivores and camels in kenya.sera of 11 species of wild herbivores were tested for antibody to mycoplasma strain f38 which causes contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (ccpp) in kenya. antibodies were found in buffalo (syncerus caffer) (32%), impala (aepyceros melampus) (10%) and camels (camelus dromedarius) (49%) but not in bushbuck (tragelaphus scriptus), eland (taurotragus oryx), grant's gazelle (gazella granti), kongoni (alcelaphus buselaphus cokei), oryx (oryx beisa), thomson's gazelle (gazella thomsonii), waterbuck (kobu ...1978691121
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