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Salmonella enteritidis isolated from an eared grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

Journal of Wildlife Diseases

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https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-19.1.63

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Abstract

The reported prevalence of salmonellosis in wild birds is relatively low, though the number of species of birds reported as having the disease or being carriers of the organism is increasing (Faddoul et al., 1966, Avian Dis. 10: 89- 94). The course of the disease in birds ranges from acute to chronic. Affected birds may recover, become carriers of the organism and periodically shed it into the environment. This paper reports a case of chronic, fatal salmonellosis in an eared grebe.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Salmonella enteritidis isolated from an eared grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)
Series title:
Journal of Wildlife Diseases
DOI:
10.7589/0090-3558-19.1.63
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Year Published:
1983
Language:
English
Publisher:
Wildlife Disease Association
Contributing office(s):
National Wildlife Health Center
Description:
2 p.
First page:
63
Last page:
64
Country:
United States
State:
California
Other Geospatial:
Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge
Online Only (Y/N):
N
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N