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Aquatic Animal Articles from Journal of Wildlife Diseases


Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Aquatic Animals

Vol. 54 No. 2
April 2018

Mortality Trends In Northern Sea Otters (Enhydra Lutris Kenyoni) Collected From The Coasts Of Washington And Oregon (2002–15)
C. LeAnn White, Emily W. Lankau, Deanna Lynch, Susan Knowles, Krysten L. Schuler, Jitender P. Dubey, Valerie I. Shearn-Bochsler, Marcos Isidoro-Ayza and Nancy J. Thomas
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Development And Validation Of Quantitative PCR Assays To Measure Cytokine Transcript Levels In The Florida Manatee (Trichechus Manatus Latirostris)
Jason A. Ferrante, Margaret E. Hunter and James F.X. Wellehan
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Neuropathologic Findings In Cetaceans Stranded In Italy (2002–2014)
Maria Domenica Pintore, Walter Mignone, Giovanni Di Guardo, Sandro Mazzariol, Marco Ballardini, Caterina Lucia Florio, Maria Goria, Angelo Romano, Santo Caracappa, Federica Giorda, Laura Serracca, Alessandra Pautasso, Cristiana Tittarelli, Antonio Petrella, Giuseppe Lucifora, Fabio Di Nocera, Barbara Degli Uberti, Cristiano Corona, Cristina Casalone and Barbara Iulini
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Assessment of Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Organochlorine Pesticides, and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in the Blood of Humboldt Penguins (Spheniscus Humboldti) from the Punta San Juan Marine Protected Area, Peru
Michael J. Adkesson, Jeffrey M. Levengood, John W. Scott, David J. Schaeffer, Jennifer N. Langan, Susana Cárdenas-Alayza, Santiago de la Puente, Patricia Majluf and Sandra Yi
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An Experimental Study of the Effects of Chemically Dispersed Oil on Feather Structure and Waterproofing in Common Murres (Uria aalge)
Emily R Whitmer, Becky A Elias, Danielle J Harvey and Michael H Ziccardi
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Molecular Characterization of Avian Paramyxovirus Types 4 and 8 Isolated from Wild Migratory Waterfowl in Mongolia
Erdene-Ochir Tseren-Ochir, Seong-Su Yuk, Bodisaikhan Khishgee, Jung-Hoon Kwon, Jin-Yong Noh, Woo-Tack Hong, Jei-Hyun Jeong, Gyeong-Bin Gwon, Sol Jeong, Yu-Jin Kim, Jun-Beom Kim, Ji-Ho Lee, Kyu-Jik Kim, Batchuluun Damdinjav and Chang-Seon Song
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Identification of Hemotropic Mycoplasmas in an Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) and a Yellow-Bellied Slider (Trachemys scripta scripta) from North Carolina
Jo Jarred, Gregory Lewbart, Kelsey Stover, Brittany Thomas, Ricardo Maggi and Edward B. Breitschwerdt
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Use of Blood-Soaked Cellulose Filter Paper for Measuring Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotopes
Todd M. O'Hara, Megan Templeton, J. Margaret Castellini, Randall Wells, Kimberlee Beckmen and James Berner
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Respiratory Mites (Orthohalarachne diminuata) and β-hemolytic Streptococci-Associated Bronchopneumonia Outbreak in South American Fur Seal Pups (Arctocephalus australis)
Mauricio Seguel, Josefina Gutiérrez, Carlos Hernández, Felipe Montalva and Claudio Verdugo
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Infestation by Chiggers (Hannemania sp.) of Miranda's White-Lipped Frog (Leptodactylus macrosternum) from a Semiarid, Neotropic Region of Brazil
Jennifer K. Rodrigues, Diêgo A. Teles, João A. Araujo Filho, Adonias A. Martins Teixeira, Daniel O. Mesquita and Samuel C. Ribeiro
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Lack of Detection of Avian Influenza, Newcastle Disease, and West Nile Viruses in Wild Birds of Northeastern Brazil
Camile Lugarini, Renata Hurtado, Jansen de Araujo, Tatiana Ometto, Luciano Thomazelli, Marina de Seixas, Edison Durigon and Jean Carlos Silva
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BOOK REVIEW
Diseases of Coral by Cheryl M. Woodley, Craig A. Downs, Andrew W. Bruckner, James W. Porter, and Sylvia B. Galloway
Review by Michelle M. Dennis
Journal of Wildlife Diseases 
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