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Case report: an outbreak of streptococcosis in eared grebes (Podiceps nigricollis)

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Abstract

An outbreak of streptococcosis (Streptococcus zooepidemicus), apparently the first recorded in wild birds, killed an estimated 7,500 eared grebes (Podiceps nigricollis) on Great Salt Lake (Utah) in November and December, 1977. Ducks and gulls feeding in the same area were unaffected.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Case report: an outbreak of streptococcosis in eared grebes (Podiceps nigricollis)
Series title:
Avian Diseases
Volume
23
Issue:
2
Year Published:
1979
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
National Wildlife Health Center
Description:
p. 543-546
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Avian Diseases
First page:
543
Last page:
546
Number of Pages:
4