Mortality of little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus carissima) naturally exposed to microcystin-LR

Journal of Wildlife Diseases
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Abstract

We describe a die-off of little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus carissima) associated with acute intoxication with microcystin-LR in 2016 at Scofield Reservoir in Utah. High levels of this cyanotoxin in water from the reservoir and gastrointestinal content of bats supported this diagnosis.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Mortality of little brown bats (Myotis lucifugus carissima) naturally exposed to microcystin-LR
Series title Journal of Wildlife Diseases
DOI 10.7589/2018-02-047
Edition Online First
Year Published 2018
Language English
Publisher Wildlife Disease Association
Contributing office(s) National Wildlife Health Center
Country United States
State Utah
Other Geospatial Scofield Reservoir