Investigating monkeypox in the Wild

Fact Sheet 2004-3003
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A recent monkeypox outbreak in pet prairie dogs led to the first recorded human case of the disease in the U.S. The outbreak has USGS scientists concerned the disease may spread to wild rodent populations.

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Brand, C.J., and Slota, P., 2003, Investigating monkeypox in the wild: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2004–3003, 1 p.,

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Investigating monkeypox in the Wild
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2004-3003
DOI 10.3133/fs20043003
Year Published 2003
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) National Wildlife Health Center
Description 1 p.
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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