Avian Cholera in a Bald Eagle from Ohio
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Citation:The Ohio Journal of Science. v72 n5 (September, 1972), 294-296
Avian cholera (Pasteurella multocida) infection was diagnosed in an adult male bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) collected in Ohio. Brain levels of organochlorine pesticides were found to be well below the reported lethal levels; the brain contained 10.7 ppm p,p'-DDE, 0.4 ppm p,p'-DDD, 1.2 ppm dieldrin, 1.1 ppm heptachlor epoxide, and 40.0 ppm polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB).
Author Institution: Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland 20810, and Department of Veterinary Science (J. A. N.), University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742
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