Tuberculosis: Will it infect wild elk?

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Tuberculosis! Just the name conjures up images of a devastating, chronic, debilitating disease. And so it is in both humans and animals. Tuberculosis (TB) is not known to be present to any significant degree in the free-ranging elk herds of North America. But increasing reports of TB in deer species-including elk-on game ranches prompt grave concern.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Tuberculosis: Will it infect wild elk?
Series title Bugle
Volume 9
Issue 3
Year Published 1992
Language English
Publisher Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Contributing office(s) National Wildlife Health Center
Description 7 p.
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Larger Work Title Bugle
First page 86
Last page 92
Other Geospatial North America
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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