Epidemiology of selected infectious diseases in zoo ungulates: single species versus mixed species exhibits

Citation

Probst C, Hofer H, Speck S, Frolich K. 2005. Epidemiology of selected infectious diseases in zoo ungulates: single species versus mixed species exhibits. In Graffam W, Hellinga D, Maslanka M, Ward A, Eds. Proceedings of the Sixth Conference on Zoo and Wildlife Nutrition, AZA Nutrition Advisory Group, Omaha, NE.

Abstract

The study analyses the epidemiology of selected infectious diseases of 65 different species within the four families of bovids, cervids, camelids and equids in one Czech and nine German zoos. It is based on a survey of all epidemiologic data since 1998. Furthermore 900 blood samples taken between 1998 and 2005 are screened for the presence of antibodies against selected viral and bacterial pathogens. The results are linked to the epidemiologic data.

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