TITLE

TB Found In Deer

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Feb2009, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the discovery of tuberculosis (TB) in a captive deer herd by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. The deer tested positive to a TB screening test and was euthanized. Although the risk of any wild deer being exposed to TB is slight, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is testing some wild deer in the surrounding area to make sure.
ACCESSION #
38026789

 

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