Acute pasteurellosis in wild big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus)

Journal of Wildlife Diseases
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We report acute fatal pasteurellosis in wild big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in Wisconsin, USA. Mortality of approximately 100 bats was documented over 4 wk, with no evidence for predatory injuries. Pasteurella multocida serotype 1 was isolated from multiple internal organs from four of five bats examined postmortem.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Acute pasteurellosis in wild big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus)
Series title Journal of Wildlife Diseases
DOI 10.7589/2012-02-063
Volume 50
Issue 1
Year Published 2014
Language English
Publisher Wildlife Disease Association
Contributing office(s) National Wildlife Health Center
Description 4 p.
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Journal of Wildlife Diseases
First page 136
Last page 139
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Winnebago
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