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  • Infection due to Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium in a free-ranging common seal (Phoca vitulina) in Scotland.

    Author(s) : Foster, G.Stevenson, K.Reid, R. J.Barley, J. P.Baily, J. L.Harris, R. N.Dagleish, M. P.

    Author Affiliation : SAC Consulting Veterinary Services, Drummondhill, Stratherrick Road, Inverness IV2 4JZ, UK.

    Author Email : mark.dagleish@moredun.ac.uk

    Journal article : Journal of Wildlife Diseases 2013 Vol.49 No.3 pp.732-734 ref.11

    Abstract : We describe the first reported case of mycobacterial infection in a free-ranging pinniped in the Northern Hemisphere. Acid-fast bacteriabacteriaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    were demonstrated histologically in the liverliverSubject Category: Anatomical and Morphological Structures
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    of an adult female common seal (Phoca vitulinaphoca vitulinaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    ), and Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium was cultured from the liver.

    ISSN : 0090-3558

    DOI : 10.7589/2012-07-178

    Record Number : 20133238929

    Publisher : Wildlife Disease Association

    Location of publication : Lawrence

    Country of publication : USA

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : BacteriabacteriaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , MycobacteriummycobacteriumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Mycobacterium aviummycobacterium aviumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Mycobacterium avium subsp. aviummycobacterium avium subsp. aviumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PhocaphocaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Phoca vitulinaphoca vitulinaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PinnipediapinnipediaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , sealssealsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : aquatic animalsaquatic animalsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , aquatic organismsaquatic organismsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , bacterial diseasesbacterial diseasesSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    , histologyhistologySubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , infectionsinfectionsSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    , liverliverSubject Category: Anatomical and Morphological Structures
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    , marine animalsmarine animalsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , marine mammalsmarine mammalsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , marine organismsmarine organismsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , mycobacterial diseasesmycobacterial diseasesSubject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms
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    , wild animalswild animalsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , wildlifewildlifeSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    Identifier(s) : acid fastness, aquatic species, bacterioses, bacterium, Britain, marine species, mycobacterial infections, United Kingdom

    Geographical Location(s) : ScotlandscotlandSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , UKukSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : prokaryotesprokaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , MycobacteriaceaemycobacteriaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , CorynebacterineaecorynebacterineaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ActinomycetalesactinomycetalesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ActinobacteridaeactinobacteridaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ActinobacteriaactinobacteriaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , BacteriabacteriaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , MycobacteriummycobacteriumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Mycobacterium aviummycobacterium aviumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PhocidaephocidaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PinnipediapinnipediaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , carnivorescarnivoresSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , mammalsmammalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , vertebratesvertebratesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ChordatachordataSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , animalsanimalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PhocaphocaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Great Britaingreat britainSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , UKukSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , British Islesbritish islesSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , Western Europewestern europeSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , EuropeeuropeSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , Commonwealth of Nationscommonwealth of nationsSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , Developed Countriesdeveloped countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , European Union Countrieseuropean union countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , OECD Countriesoecd countriesSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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