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An outbreak of streptococcosis in eared grebes (Podiceps nigricollis)

Avian Diseases

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https://doi.org/10.2307/1589587

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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.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
An outbreak of streptococcosis in eared grebes (Podiceps nigricollis)
Series title:
Avian Diseases
DOI:
10.2307/1589587
Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Year Published:
1979
Language:
English
Publisher:
American Association of Avian Pathologists
Contributing office(s):
National Wildlife Health Center
Description:
4 p.
First page:
543
Last page:
546
Country:
United States
State:
Utah
Other Geospatial:
Great Salt Lake (southern shore)
Online Only (Y/N):
N
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N