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A serologic survey for selected infectious diseases of black bears in Idaho.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7411749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two hundred sixty-five black bears (Ursus americanus) from northcentral Idaho were examined serologically over a five-year period for antibodies against selected infectious disease agents. The number of positive serum samples number of sera tested and percent positive for each infectious agent is: tularemia, 65/340 (19); brucellosis, 18/332 (5); toxoplasmosis, 23/303 (8); leptospirosis, 2/196 (1); trichinosis, 16/122 (13); Q-fever, 13/210 (6); St. Louis encephalitis, 3/340 (1); western equine encephalitis, 4/334 (1); Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, 6/282 (2). Black bears may serve as an indicator for infection in other wildlife, domestic animals and humans in the area..
Authors:
C E Binninger; J J Beecham; L A Thomas; L D Winward
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of wildlife diseases     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0090-3558     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Wildl. Dis.     Publication Date:  1980 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-11-25     Completed Date:  1980-11-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0244160     Medline TA:  J Wildl Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  423-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Antibodies / blood*
Bacterial Infections / blood,  veterinary*
Carnivora*
Idaho
Ursidae*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies

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