News tagged with brucellosis

Bison ready for new pastures?

A new study from the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) demonstrates that it is possible to qualify bison coming from an infected herd as free of brucellosis ...

dateFeb 27, 2014 in Ecology
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Scientists investigate bacterial outliers

(—Virginia Tech scientists have gained new insight into the evolution of the bacteria Brucella and its associated disease brucellosis, which infects mammals and can cause abortions in cattle and pigs. Humans contract ...

dateSep 18, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Feral pigs exposed to nasty bacteria

A North Carolina State University study shows that, for the first time since testing began several years ago, feral pigs in North Carolina have tested positive for Brucella suis, an important and harmful bacteria that can ...

dateApr 10, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Turner bid for Yellowstone bison draws protest

(AP) -- Ted Turner's bid to get 74 wild bison from Yellowstone National Park is drawing stiff opposition from those who say the animals are being given up for private profit instead of conservation.

dateJan 08, 2010 in Ecology
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