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Foster G, Stevenson K, Reid RJ, Barley JP, Baily J, Harris RN & Dagleish MP (2013) Infection due to Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium in a free-ranging common seal (Phoca vitulina) in Scotland, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 49 (3), pp. 732-734.
We describe the first reported case of mycobacterial infection in a free-ranging pinniped in the Northern Hemisphere. Acid-fast bacteria were demonstrated histologically in the liver of an adult female common seal (Phoca vitulina), andMycobacterium aviumsubsp.aviumwas cultured from the liver.
|Authors||Foster Geoff, Stevenson Karen, Reid Robert J, Barley Jason P, Baily Johanna, Harris Robert N, Dagleish Mark P|
|Date accepted by journal||06/11/2012|
|Publisher||Wildlife Disease Association|
Journal of Wildlife Diseases: Volume 49, Issue 3